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Maui Crime Stoppers Looking for Arsonist(s) Who Set Vehicles Ablaze Sunday

September 30, 2019, 3:39 PM HST
* Updated October 1, 12:01 PM
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Maui Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect or suspects who set a number of abandoned vehicles on fire Sunday.

According to Maui police two of the vehicles set on fire were abandoned and two others were owned by a business. One vehicle was reported stolen.

The first vehicle fire was reported at 5:51 a.m. along Piʻilani Highway, mile marker #17 in Kanaio. Police described the vehicle only as “old” and “abandoned.”

The second vehicle fire was reported at 6:07 a.m. on the shoulder of Hāna Highway near mile marker #9 at Hoʻokipa Park. Police describe this vehicle as also abandoned.

The third and fourth vehicles fires were set at 9 p.m. at 365 Lehuakona Street. Police said these vehicles were two old out-of-service Maui Linen box trucks.

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The fifth vehicle fire was reported at 9:43 p.m. in the reservoir area off Waiʻale Road across from Waikapū Gardens. Police said this vehicle was stolen prior from an upcountry address.

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Anyone with information is asked to call Maui Crime Stoppers at 242-6966. All calls are anonymous.

Maui Crime Stoppers plays cash rewards in the sum of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and indictment of people responsible for felony crimes; the recovery of stolen property or seizure of illegal drugs in felony cases or the capture of felony fugitives.

 

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