Hilo man charged with burglary

James Kama

Big Island police arrested and charged a 20-year-old Hilo man for burglary and other related charges on Friday.

Police say James Kama was arrested for his involvement in the burglaries of two residences which occurred in the Waiakea Uka area in November and December of last year.

Items removed in these burglaries included ammunition, hunting equipment, electronic, household and yard items totaling over $5,000.

Kama was charged with two counts of burglary in the first degree and one count of theft in the fourth degree.

His total bail was set at $10,250.

Kama is being held at the Hilo police cellblock pending arraignment.

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