POSTED: 06:49 p.m. HST, Jul 12, 2013
LAST UPDATED: 02:15 a.m. HST, Jul 13, 2013
Hawaii County police have charged a 30-year-old Hilo man with burglary after he was allegedly caught on surveillance video breaking into the victim’s house and removing items.
According to police, the video shows a suspect, believed to be Justin Fergerstrom, of breaking into the South Wilder Road house several times during a four-hour period and removing fishing gear, car parts, power tools and other items valued at more than $1,700.
Police arrested Fergerstrom on Thursday morning. He was charged today with three counts of first-degree burglary and one count of unauthorized entry of a motor vehicle.
Fergerstrom is being held in lieu of $85,000 aggregate bail. His initial court appearance is set for Monday.