Haʻikū Man Charged with Unauthorized Entry into Vehicle

August 21, 2013, 6:02 PM HST · Updated August 22, 6:52 AM

Robert Corniel photo courtesy MPD

Robert Corniel photo courtesy MPD

By Wendy Osher

A 55-year-old Haʻikū man was arrested and charged today with unauthorized entry into a motor vehicle, police said.

The incident was reported at 1:49 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013 along Lalo Street in Kahului.

According to police reports, patrol officers responding to the “incident in progress” were able to identify the person responsible as Robert Corniel, through two witness statements.


Police say the man was located a short time later walking along Alamaha Street in Kahului.

Maui Police Lt. William Juan said Corniel was arrested for two counts of unauthorized entry into a motor vehicle.

Bail was set at $10,000.


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