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Entries Tagged as 'Crime'

Feline Friday: Crime scene cats

March 21st, 2014 · 2 Comments

At eight minutes before noon last Friday, everything seemed quiet in Kaaawa. Then one of my security cameras detected motion in the room and started snapping (and uploading) photos. The cats knew something was wrong even before the camera caught sight of the burglar. In this photo, you can see Duke (at the very bottom […]

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Tags: Cats · Crime · Photographs

Burglar identified, crime solved!

March 17th, 2014 · 28 Comments

First Draft: This burglary case came to a surprising ending late Sunday. Earlier in the day, the photos went viral, especially on Facebook, as people posted and reposted them. I received calls from all over Honolulu and from several places on the mainland, as people examined the pictures and saw a resemblance to someone they […]

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Photos generating tips to I.D. of “our” burglar

March 16th, 2014 · 16 Comments

A funny thing has happened in the past 24 hours. The photos of the burglar “going shopping in our house” have gone viral, or close to it. Links to the photos have been posted and reposted on Facebook by lots of different folks. Thanks to all of you! And there are results. Early Sunday morning, […]

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Not just another crime victim: Fighting back with photos

March 15th, 2014 · 33 Comments

I have taken down the burglary photos. The burglar’s family has intervened, after learning about the burglary. We have recovered most of what was taken. We are now trying to negotiate a good outcome with the family, and with the burglar. They recognize that he may have to pay a price, but have been trying […]

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Tags: Crime · Photographs

Fight Crime: Can you identify this burglar?

March 15th, 2014 · 13 Comments

Do you recognize this man? He’s the one that burglarized our home in Kaaawa about noon on Friday, March 14. He spent about 10 minutes in the house, and left with items in a pillow case taken off from the bed. He did not know that he was being photographed by an automatic, wireless camera. […]

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Tags: Crime · Kaaawa