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Arrested Made, Truck Theft Reported Tuesday in Wailuku

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Maui police arrested a man in Wailuku who was reportedly observed operating a stolen truck on Tuesday night, Jan. 29, 2019.

Police say 38-year-old Ronnel Tibor of Waiehu was arrested for first degree unauthorized control of a propelled vehicle, first degree theft and first degree burglary.

According to police reports, a white 2018 Toyota Tacoma was reported stolen from a home on Upalu Street in Wailuku at around 5 p.m.

Several hours later, at around 9:50 p.m., the truck was observed being driven on Onaha Place, police said.

Police stopped the vehicle and arrested the driver, identified as Tibor, according to Maui Police Lieutenant Gregg Okamoto.

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According to court documents, Tibor was being held in lieu of $11,000 bail. He made an initial court appearance on Tuesday and has been ordered to appear for a preliminary bail hearing on Friday afternoon, Feb. 1, 2019.

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