By Wendy Osher
There were a dozen vehicle thefts on Maui in the seven day period between December 18 and 24, 2011.
There were four incidents each in Kahului and Kihei; and one incident each in Pukalani, Waiehu, Waihee, and Wailuku.
Four of the stolen vehicles have since been recovered.
The types of vehicles taken include: 2 Toyota Hilux, 2 Ford Rangers, 2 Jeeps, 1 Toyota 4Runner, 1 Toyota SR5, 1 Nissan Maxima, 1 Roketa moped, 1 Ford F250, 1 Toyota Tacoma.
A complete run-down of incidents is listed below:
- Tuesday, 12/20/11, 5 p.m.: Kaahumanu Avenue at the Maui Beach Hotel parking lot. 1999 Blue Toyotoa 4Runner. RECOVERED.
- Thursday, 12/22/11, 1:48 a.m.: Hukilike Street. 2001 Black Ford Ranger. RECOVERED.
- Wednesday, 12/21/11, 8:30 p.m.: South Papa Avenue. 1989 White Toyota SR5. License #: MGR194.
- Saturday, 12/24/11, 6:45 p.m.: Hoomoku Street. 2000 White Ford Ranger. License #: MGP556.
- Friday, 12/23/11, 8 p.m.: Mokulele Highway. 1991 Black Jeep two0door. License #: MDB872.
- Monday, 12/19/11, 8 p.m.: Uwapo Road at the Kihei Villages. 2006 Gray Nissan Maxima. License #: PBZ192.
- Wednesday, 12/21/11, 4 p.m.: South Kihei Road at the Maui Beach Resort parking lot. Blue/Silver Kate Roketa moped with green Paradise Moped Rentals sticker in the rear seat area. Vehicle ID #: LYDTCBPCXB1501459.
- Saturday, 12/24/11, 9:53 a.m.: Manini Place. 1990 White Ford F250. RECOVERED.
- Wednesday, 12/21/11, 9:30 a.m.: Akalani Loop. 1982 Blue Toyota Hilux. License #: MXN031.
- Monday, 12/19/11, 11:38 p.m.: Kuu One Hanau Way. 2002 Silver Toyota Tacoma. License #: DE865.
- Wednesday, 12/21/11, 11:16 p.m.: Halewaiu Road at the Waiehu Golf Course. 2011 Jeep Patriot. RECOVERED.
- Saturday, 12/24/11, 7 p.m.: Maluhia Drive, 1988 Blue Toyota Hilux. License #: HNB792.
*** The information is provided as a service to the public, as a way to heighten community awareness of police response in respective communities.