Arrested Made, Truck Theft Reported Tuesday in Wailuku

January 31, 2019, 12:13 PM HST · Updated January 31, 12:13 PM
Wendy Osher · 0 Comments

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.

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.

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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