Wailuku Man Faces Heightened Charges in Burglary Case

At about 12:24 p.m. on March 31, William Heintz was arrested and charged for three counts of Burglary of a Dwelling in a Civil Emergency, and Habitual Property Crimes. 

Investigation reveals on March 25, the 37-year-old Wailuku man unlawfully entered two separate residences in Wailuku and stole items valued at about $700.

On March 26, Heintz unlawfully entered another Wailuku residence, he fled upon hearing an alarm.

On March 30 at approximately 6:30 p.m., Heintz was located at a Wailuku residence.  Search warrants were executed by the Maui Police Department’s  Crime Reduction Unit and the Special Response Team.  As a result of the search, several illegal drugs, including heroin, crystal methamphetamine, marijuana and pills were recovered.  In addition, reported stolen items and other undocumented stolen items were recovered.

Due to the County of Maui being in a Disaster Emergency Relief Period, the Burglary of a Dwelling becomes an “A” Felony.  Heintz’ bail was set at $160,000.  As of April 1, 2020, he remains in police custody.

Rest assure, Maui Police Department is committed to the safety of our community and will continue to enforce laws.  Those that take advantage during this unprecedented time will be charged accordingly.



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