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Maui police warn the public of recurring scam involving spoofed calls

The Maui Police Department is warning the public of a recurring scam involving spoofed phone calls targeting members of the community.

Maui man convicted of murder in Kanaio, sentenced to life in prison

A Maui man was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison with the possibility of parole for the murder of another man in Kanaio in 2018. In January, a jury found Justin Namauu, 48, guilty in the death of Dennis Pacheco, who was 45 at the time of the incident.

Maui police release composite sketches of suspects in alleged pedestrian assault

Maui police released composite sketches (depicted above) on Friday of two suspects in an alleged pedestrian assault reported on March 31, 2024 in a van near Sugar Beach in Kīhei.

Maui police issue scam alert involving spoofed calls

The Maui Police Department is warning the public of a recurring scam involving spoofed phone calls targeting members of the community. “We urge you to remain vigilant and take necessary precautions to protect yourself from falling victim to these fraudulent activities,” police said.

Maui Police Department’s 15th CIT Graduates

The Maui Police Department’s Crisis Intervention Team welcomed 19 new members to its list of trained personnel during a graduation ceremony on Friday.

Kahului man charged with first degree attempted murder following Wailuku shooting

Maui police charged a man with first degree attempted murder in connection with a shooting reported early Monday morning in Wailuku. Nathaniel Cachola, 19, of Kahului was charged on Tuesday, March 26, with bail set at $500,000, according to police reports.

Maui police arrest 2 suspects, launch investigation after woman suffers gunshot wound in Wailuku

Maui police made two arrests and launched an investigation after a woman suffered a gunshot wound during an encounter at a Wailuku park early Monday morning.

Operation Keiki Shield nets arrest of four on Maui

Maui police arrested four individuals for charges related to internet-facilitated sexual offenses against children during Operation Keiki Shield 22, which took place between Thursday March 14, and Sunday, March 17, 2024.

Police recover six firearms, 187 marijuana plants, following search warrant on Molokaʻi

Maui police arrested a 37-year-old man for drug and firearms offenses following the execution of a search warrant at his residence on Molokaʻi late last month.

Maui man arrested after failing to stop at road closure, colliding into parked police vehicle

Maui police arrested a Makawao man after he failed to stop at a road closure on Haleakalā Highway where an active investigation was underway into a fatal motor vehicle accident reported about three hours earlier. The incident ended as the man’s SUV collided into the rear of a parked MPD fleet vehicle.

New rules on Maui Police Department’s concealed carry weapon policy go into effect

The Maui Police Department’s new rules for firearms will go into effect in January 2024. These rules are specific to General Order 303.6, License to Carry a Concealed/Unconcealed Weapon, and General Order 303.8, Permit to Acquire a Firearm.

Hawaiʻi police caution iPhone users over NameDrop security feature

The Hawai’i Police Department is cautioning iPhone users over security concerns related to a new feature that is part of Apple’s latest operating system software update.

Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating alleged internal theft case at Kamehameha Schools

Hawaiʻi Island police met with Kamehameha Schools administrators on Hawaiʻi Island, who reported that a former employee of the school embezzled more than $360,000 over a period of approximately three years.

FBI: Laser sightings documented near airports on Maui, Kauaʻi

Recent sightings of lasers in and around Kahului and Kapalua Airport were reported and documented in the past week. Pilots landing at the airports have experienced a green laser illuminating their aircraft while on approach to land. Neighborhoods with reported incidents include: Kahului, Kapalua, Kīhei, and Nākālele.

Maui police launch Cold Case Detail for unsolved homicides, missing persons cases

The Maui Police Department today announced the establishment of a dedicated Cold Case Detail with a primary focus on unsolved homicides and missing persons cases.

Kahului man dies of gunshot wounds following altercation near Kīhei Medic station

A 21-year-old Kahului man died of gunshot wounds he reportedly sustained in an altercation reported early Sunday morning in North Kīhei. Medic personnel reported the victim was left at the Medic 3 station on South Kīhei Road by a group of unknown males. A preliminary investigation reveals a group of unknown individuals were congregated north of the Medic 3 location at Uwapo Road when a physical altercation escalated, leading to two gunshots being discharged.

Update: Police investigate shooting in Kīhei, one man dead

South Kīhei Road is closed from Uwapo Road to Leilani Road. The area north of Uwapo to Kīhei is now open. The area south of Uwapo, remains closed. Police closed the area due to an investigation into a possible shooting. The initial closure went into effect at 4:40 a.m., on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2023.

Maui police make arrest for entry into restricted wildfire disaster area

Maui police arrested a Lahaina resident on Friday for alleged Violation of the Rules and Orders relating to the restricted Lahaina wildfire disaster area.

Deputy Sheriffs arrest two individuals on extradition warrants out of other states

In unrelated incidents, Deputy Sheriffs arrested two individuals in Honolulu this week on extradition warrants out of other states.

Maui police make additional arrest in ongoing murder investigation

An additional individual has been arrested in connection with an ongoing police investigation into the discovery of a body wrapped in plastic in a remote area of Kula earlier this month.
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