POSTED: 8:17 p.m. HST, Oct 25, 2012
LAST UPDATED: 8:28 p.m. HST, Oct 25, 2012
Hawaii County police have charged a Big Island couple in connection with a break-in Tuesday in Puna.
Shortly before 4:45 p.m. Tuesday, police received a tip that led them to a home on 5th Avenue in Hawaiian Paradise Park, and responding officers arrested a man and a woman in the house.
Blaine L. K. Faris III, 31, of Honomu and 37- year-old Stephanie M. Christie, 37, of Keaau were each charged with one count of first-degree burglary. Bail for each was set at $5,000.
Police continue to ask that anyone with information on recent burglary activities to contact either Detective John Rodrigues Jr. at 961-2384 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Detective Royce Serrao at 961-8810 or email@example.com.