Big Island Man Charged with Theft and Forgery

Hawaiʻi Island police have charged 51-year-old Benjamin Fonseca of Hilo, who was arrested Thursday on suspicion of theft and forgery.

Benjamin Fonseca

Benjamin Fonseca

At 2:15 p.m. Friday (January 17), detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigations Section charged him with one count of second-degree theft and 28 counts of second-degree forgery. His bail was set at $58,000.

He is being held at the Hilo police cellblock pending his initial court appearance scheduled for Tuesday (January 21).

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