By Wendy Osher
The Hawai’i Fugitive Task Force arrested 16 people during a warrant sweep on Hawaiʻi Island last week.
“Because of the dedication of the US Marshals Office and the Sheriff Division, we were able to track down 16 men and women in one day and serve them with 33 warrants,” said Hawaiʻi Police Chief Harry Kubojiri.
During the sweep on September 14, agents served 23 warrants on the East side, and 10 warrants on the West side of the island. The bench warrants ranged from criminal contempt of court to habitual DUI.
Hawaiʻi Police say the individuals listed below were arrested on warrants for the following charges:
- Kaumaka Apana for habitual DUI and driving with a revoked license
- Jayar Bautista for violating terms of release on bail.
- Quincy Kaleilaii Beck on two counts of abuse of a family member.
- Kulia Beyer for promoting a dangerous drug, possessing drug paraphernalia, two counts of failure to appear in court and three counts of criminal contempt of court.
- Leighton Calvo for criminal contempt of court and violating probation.
- Craig Conover for violating probation.
- Haniel Fujino for criminal contempt of court.
- Jack Harris for criminal contempt of court.
Chantelle Kalani for violating terms of release on bail, four counts of contempt of court and three counts of discharge of sureties (failure to maintain bail or bond).
- Gus Lum Won for failure to appear in court.
- Ross Mackay for two counts of criminal contempt of court.
- Becky Morset Fagan for criminal contempt of court and violating probation.
- Timothy Nacis for criminal contempt of court.
- Wilfred Ortiz for criminal contempt of court and two counts of failure to appear.
- Anthony Ramos for violating parole.
- Michelle Regohos for violating probation.
Agents and officers from the United States Marshals Office, the state Department of Public Safety’s Sheriff Division and the Hawaiʻi Police Department participated in the sweep.
“We thank these committed law enforcement professionals for their help,” said Chief Kubojiri.
*** Supporting information courtesy Hawaiʻi Police Department.