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Woman Arrested Following BB Gun Incident in Kīhei

June 12, 2014, 2:04 PM HST
* Updated June 13, 8:57 AM
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April Rush, 58. Maui police photo.

April Rush, 58. Maui police photo.

By Wendy Osher

Maui police arrested and charged a woman with disorderly conduct after reports were made that she was allegedly waving what appeared to be a handgun in the air.

Police responded to the incident at the Salvation Army in Kīhei at around 5:26 p.m. on Wednesday, June 11.

According to police reports, officers arrived to find the woman lying on the ground, and handcuffed her.

Police say responding officers found the weapon in a grassy area nearby, but determined that it was a BB gun, and not a handgun as initially reported.

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Police later identified the woman as 58-year-old April Rush, and described her as homeless.

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Rush was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct, and was being held in lieu of $100 bail at last report.

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