POSTED: 05:32 p.m. HST, Jun 09, 2014
LAST UPDATED: 07:12 p.m. HST, Jun 09, 2014
Two Hawaii island men have been charged with burglary in connection with a Puna break-in where jewelry and electronic items were taken May 21.
The burglary occurred at a house on Ihope Road in Mountain View. Police said tips from the public helped police solve the case.
On June 2, police arrested 24-year-old Ethan Bailey of Mountain View. He was taken to the Hilo police cellblock and charged on June 4 with first-degree burglary, second-degree theft and third-degree theft. He was released after posting $36,000 bail.
On June 6, police arrested 23-year-old Ronald Altura Jr. of Hilo, who was later charged with first-degree burglary. His bail was set at $5,000.