7 Citations Issued at Maui RoadblocksApril 12, 2020, 10:58 AM HST · Updated April 13, 9:56 AM 51 Comments
On Saturday, a total of seven citations were issued during roving roadblocks throughout Maui County:
1 – for Rules Amended HRS 127A-29
6 – for No Insurance Card HRS 286-116(a)
Maui police say no arrests were made.
Below is a statement from the Maui Police Department regarding the roadblocks:
“We would like the community to know when you encounter a roadblock, please wait and follow the on scene officers instructions. Be prepared to have your driver’s license, registration and valid insurance. The wait may be long because there are a lot of people still on the road that should not be.”
“We are still under the Stay at Home order and travel should be for essential activities only. It was obvious that many people traveling on the road were not doing so for essential travel as defined by the Mayor’s proclamation. Officers are doing their job, and continue to educate the public. We take the safety and wellbeing of the of community serious.”
Concerns over sanitary conditions that officers are handling multiple persons drivers’ licenses and other paperwork without changing gloves, was addressed by Officers utilizing sanitizer
routinely and consistently. Officer also wear the recommended Personal Protective Equipment.
Now please be prepared to hold your driver’s license, registration and insurance in a manner so that the Police Officer and/or Guardsman can clearly see the name and expiration dates without touching your documents,” the statement read.
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