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Hawaii Island man charged with assaulting officers, harassing women in Kamuela

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Hawaii Island police arrested and charged a Kamuela man accused of assaulting three police officers Monday night. Authorities said Pieter Colson fought off officers who were trying to arrest him for allegedly threatening and harassing two women earlier that night in Kamuela. Officials said the 37-year-old verbally...
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Emergency snack run goes haywire in Hawaii

Sometimes a need for a slurpee and Cheetos takes priority above all else – even the law. A man in Hawaii was arrested for stealing a fire truck Saturday and police found the vehicle and the suspect parked at a 7-11, the Honolulu Fire Department told Hawaii News Now. Firefighters...
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Hawaii Police Seek Identity of Male Suspect in Ka’u Property Crimes

Hawai‘i Island police are seeking the public’s assistance with identifying a man who is being sought for questioning in connection with a stolen moped and other property crimes occurring in the Ocean View area of Ka‘ū. His image was captured on video surveillance. Around 5:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 17,...
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Hawaii Police Search for Runaway Ezra Kirkpatrick

Hawai‘i Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 16-year-old Ezra Kirkpatrick, who was reported as a runaway. Kirkpatrick was last seen in Hilo on Tuesday, July 20, 2021. She is described as being 5 feet 4 inches tall, weighing 100 pounds, having a tan complexion with brown hair and brown eyes. Kirkpatrick is believed to frequent the Hilo area.
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PSD NEWS RELEASE: AUTO ANTI-THEFT MEASURES AT HAWAII AIRPORTS

HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) Airports Division and the Department of Public Safety advise the public of an uptick in auto thefts involving unsecured vehicles from airport parking lots. As of July 21, there have been 13 vehicles stolen from parking lots at the Daniel K. Inouye...
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Hawaii Fly-No! Man Seized After Trying To Hijack Jet For Holiday Flight

Photos released by Denver police show a man hopping over an airport fence in a bid to steal an airplane in order to fly to a Hawaii vacation. The incident took place at Centennial Airport in Denver, Colorado, when the suspect, identified as Sterlin Love from Colorado Springs, allegedly accessed the airport runway while a Gulfstream jet was taxiing and attempted to board it.
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Downed power lines close portion of Napoopoo Road on Hawaii Island

HONOLULU (KHON2) — Police on Hawaii Island closed Napoopoo Road in South Kona between mile markers 9 and 10 on Wednesday, July 21, due to downed power lines. The Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency reported the roadway was closed before 6 p.m. Wednesday. Officials said the closure is expected to...
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Man steals firetruck in Hawaii to go to 7-11

A man in Hawaii was arrested for stealing a fire truck Saturday and police found the vehicle and the suspect parked at a 7-11, the Honolulu Fire Department told Hawaii News Now. Firefighters were responding to a medical call on Farrington Highway in Waianae on west Oahu at around 3:30...
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Alabama man shot to death in car in Hawaii

The shooting death of a 34-year-old Wahiawa man followed a simmering personal dispute as homicide detectives continue to investigate and search for a suspect. William Tyrone Spencer of Peterman, in Monroe County, lived in an apartment at 69 Lake view Circle. He was sitting in a car at 5:10 a.m. Sunday in front of the building when a man walked up and shot into the vehicle, hitting him multiple times in his torso.
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Hawaii Police Search for Runaway Lokelani Troche-Nobriga

Hawai‘i Island Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 14-year-old Lokelani Troche-Nobriga who was reported as a runaway. Troche-Nobriga was last seen in Hilo on July 8, 2021. She is described as being 5 feet 2 inches tall, weighing 115 pounds, having a fair complexion with dark brown hair and brown eyes. Troche-Nobriga is believed to frequent the Hilo district.
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This Is Where Hawaii Ranks in Drug Overdose Deaths in 2020

More than 93,000 people died of drug overdoses in the U.S. in 2020, a nearly 30% surge from 2019 and the most ever recorded in a single year, according to recently released data by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Addiction experts say the increase in overdose deaths was...
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Hawaii Woman Pleads Guilty To Mishandling Classified Material

A 31-year-old Hawaii woman who worked as an executive assistant at U.S. Indo-Pacific Command pleaded guilty Tuesday to knowingly removing classified material related to national defense or foreign relations and keeping it in an unauthorized location. Federal prosecutors said Asia Janay Lavarello admitted to removing and keeping “numerous classified documents,...
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Hawaii Police Seek Armed & Dangerous Hilo Man Bronson Rodney Amaral

Hawai‘i Island Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 31-year-old Bronson Rodney Amaral, who should be considered armed and dangerous. He is wanted for two outstanding arrest warrants, and for questioning in connection with two additional criminal investigations. Amaral is described as approximately 6 feet tall, 190 pounds,...
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Hawaii Police Continue Seach for Missing Hilo Woman Kanani Eve Meridith

Hawai‘i Island police detectives are requesting the public’s assistance in locating 48-year-old Kanani Eve Meridith, who was reported missing. She has not been seen by her family since May 2021. She also has an outstanding bench warrant. Meridith is described as 5 feet 7 inches tall, 175 pounds, with a...