POSTED: 05:16 p.m. HST, Jun 23, 2010
Big Island police arrested a 49-year-old Hilo man for allegedly scheming to steal thousands of dollars from an elderly Hilo woman.
The woman told police the man had charged her for work on her home that he allegedly had not been completed.
Police arrested the man yesterday. He was later released pending further investigation.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to call acting Lt. Reed Mahuna at 961-2252. Anonymous calls may be made to CrimeStoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona.