Resident arrested after burglary call at Big Island home

HILO— Police officers responding to a burglary report at a Big Island home arrested the resident after finding a number of criminal offenses, including a stolen vehicle.

The Hawaii Tribune-Herald reports Puna patrol officers encountered the 33-year-old man last week when they were called to his Orchidland Estates home to a possible burglary.

According to police, the officers searched the man, finding a pair of concealed handguns and drug paraphernalia in his pockets.

The man was charged with two counts of prohibited possession of a firearm, unregistered firearm, unauthorized control of a stolen vehicle, third-degree promotion of a dangerous drug and possession of drug paraphernalia. His bail was set at $70,000.

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Information from: Hawaii Tribune-Herald, http://www.hawaiitribune-herald.com/

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