Federal and state officers raid antique shop, Maui man arrested on suspicion of wildlife trafficking
Dozens of items were confiscated during a raid of the Antique Freak shop in Wailuku, Tuesday. A 42-year-old man was arrested and charged on suspicion of multiple misdemeanors including prohibited wildlife trafficking and possession of endangered and protected wildlife.
Maui police seek help in locating man wanted on outstanding warrants
The Maui Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating 21-year-old Bucky James Torres-Balbirona. Police say the man is wanted on three outstanding warrants of arrest totaling $45,000.
Maui police provide update on fatal shooting on Molokaʻi
*WARNING/GRAPHIC CONTENT: Maui police released body camera images from a deadly shooting reported Sunday on Molokaʻi. Over the course of about three minutes, officers are heard instructing the suspect over 70 times to drop a machete, and 29 times to move back. The man, later identified as 40-year-old Nathaniel Naki, was holding a two foot machete during the confrontation.
Update: One man dead following officer involved shooting on Molokaʻi
One man is dead after a confrontation with officers on Molokaʻi who were responding to a report of a Temporary Restraining Order violation on Sunday morning.
Maui police seek information on hit-and-run fatality reported earlier this month in Kīhei
Maui Police Department Vehicular Homicide Unit Investigators request the public’s help regarding an ongoing fatal hit-and-run investigation. The investigation stems from a report of a man found lying in the road on Piʻikea Avenue in Kīhei around 4:05 a.m. on Wednesday, April 5, 2023.
Operation Keiki Shield on Maui nets nine arrests
The joint Operation Keiki Shield 17 law enforcement operation netted nine arrests on the island of Maui over a three day effort conducted Friday April 14 through Sunday, April 16, 2023. Two of the individuals identified were non-US citizens from the mainland. Police say the individuals were arrested on charges related to internet-facilitated sexual offenses against children. All individuasl were being held on $100,000 bail each.
High school students get close look at crime work at MPD Forensic Facility
Students from King Kekaulike High School’s forensics class received an up close look at crime work at the Maui Police Department’s Forensic Facility this week.
Sheriffs arrest man with a firearm at the entrance of Circuit Court building on Oʻahu
Sheriffs on Oʻahu arrested a man who allegedly brought a firearm and drug paraphernalia to a First Circuit Court building.
Visitor treated for injuries sustained in alleged assault in Kīhei
Maui police have launched an investigation into an altercation in Kīhei that left a visitor with injuries from an alleged assault in Kīhei early Saturday morning.
Surveillance: Alleged theft of Onewheel valued at $2,200 from Hi-Tech in Pāʻia
Store owners released surveillance video of an alleged theft incident in which a Onewheel GT portable electric rideable board, valued at $2,200 was stolen from Hi-Tech Surf Sports in Pāʻia over the weekend.
Update/Located: Maui police seek man wanted for alleged burglary and theft
As of Friday, March 24, 2023, Kaanana was located, according to Maui police. The Maui Police Department thanked the public for their assistance.
Hawaiʻi Island police identify driver killed in officer-involved shooting
Hawai‘i Island police detectives have identified the male driver in yesterday’s officer-involved-shooting as 32-year-old Kainoa Kahele-Bishop of Kailua-Kona.
Update: Manhunt underway in Hāmākua on Hawaiʻi Island for attempted murder suspect
The manhunt continues on Hawaiʻi Island for Ronald Patrick Keahonui Kahihikolo, 44, of Ocean View. He is wanted for his alleged involvement in a shooting incident reported on Tuesday morning, March 7, 2023 at an Outrigger Drive residence in Ocean View.
Maui police thank the public following successful recovery of baby in custodial case
Maui police extended thanks to media partners and the community for their assistance in locating a missing infant who was the subject of a county-wide Maile Amber Alert search and custodial interference case.
UPDATED/LOCATED: Maile Amber Alert canceled for missing/endangered 3-month-old child Hoku Nui Pueo Wada
UPDATE/LOCATED: Nadira Rosado and her son have been located. Police say the baby, 3-month-old Hoku Nui Pueo Wada, is in good health. The Maile Amber Alert is canceled as of 6:30 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 3, 2023.
Stabbing in Wailea reportedly started as an argument over parking and escalated
A 29-year-old Kīhei man is recovering from a stab wound after an argument over parking escalated into a physical altercation in Wailea Tuesday night, police said.
Bernard Brown sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole for death of Moreira “Mo” Monsalve
A sentence of life in prison with the possibility of parole was handed down to Bernard Brown, who was found guilty of second degree murder for the death of his ex-girlfriend Moreira “Mo” Monsalve.
18 individuals arrested in warrant sweep on Maui
A total of 18 individuals were arrested in Maui County during a warrant sweep conducted in partnership with the US Marshals Service. The interagency crackdown was conducted between Jan. 9-11, 2023, and was done in partnership with the Maui Police Department’s Crime Reduction Unit, Special Response Team, and the US Marshals Service.
Maui Police Department is accepting applications for CSI Camp 2023
Applications are being accepted for Maui Police Department’s CSI Camp 2023 – a Crime Scene Investigation experience created for high school juniors and seniors.
Fugitive allegedly fleeing by boat, arrested by US Marshals with Coast Guard assistance
Authorities say Jackson was wanted by the US Marshals on a federal arrest warrant for violating his terms of pretrial release. Jackson was originally arrested on Dec. 24, 2022, for federal charges related to alleged securities, mail and wire fraud. He was then released pending his trial date.
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