Man Charged with Attempted Murder for Kahului Traffic Incident

April 24, 2017, 3:43 PM HST · Updated April 24, 3:49 PM
Wendy Osher · 16 Comments
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Maui Now graphic. Photo of Mark Becker Courtesy Maui Police Department.

Maui police launched an attempted murder investigation following a motor vehicle incident earlier this month involving a bicyclist in Kahului.

Police arrested Mark Becker, 55, at around 7:44 p.m. on Friday, April 21, 2017 on the strength of a warrant, according to Maui Police Lt. Gregg Okamoto.

Police say Becker, who has no local address, was wanted in connection with an incident on Sunday, April 2, 2017 on East Wākea Avenue.

According to police reports, “Becker allegedly used his van to intentionally run over a 47-year-old male who was riding a bicycle on the sidewalk along East Wakea Avenue.”

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Becker’s bail was set at $1,000,000.

According to Lt. Okamoto, the victim was treated for his injuries at the scene and released.

Wendy Osher
Wendy Osher leads the Maui Now news team. She is also the news voice of parent company, Pacific Media Group, having served nearly 20 years as News Director for the company’s six Maui radio stations.

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