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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.

Maui police release body cam footage of officer involved shooting

*NOTE: This video and story contains graphic details. Maui police released body cam footage today of an officer involved shooting reported at a home in Central Maui on Dec. 29, 2022.

Maui police seek information on alleged assault at Pukalani home

The Maui Police Department is seeking the public’s help with any information regarding a suspect involved in an alleged assault at a Pukalani home reported on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023.

Kahului man has died in an officer-involved shooting on Maui

A Kahului man is dead following an officer involved shooting at a home in Central Maui Thursday evening. Maui police officers responded to a report of a suicidal male who later succumbed to injuries sustained in the incident.

Update: Police ID man arrested at impaired driving checkpoint, issue 4 other citations

Maui police have identified the man arrested during Wednesday’s impaired driving checkpoint as 32-year-old Dustin Jay Costa.

Maui police use taser on suspect at Hannah Brown memorial impaired driving checkpoint

A man suspected of driving while under the influence of drugs was arrested and tased by police Wednesday night at the annual impaired driving checkpoint held in memory Hannah Brown.

Maui police identify Molokaʻi murder suspect and victim

The victim has been identified as 43-year-old female Amie Kaholoaa of Kaunakakai, Molokaʻi, who police say was the girlfriend of the suspect. After an extensive investigation by the Criminal Investigation Division and Molokaʻi Patrol, officers arrested the suspect, identified as 59-year-old Mariano Garces of Kaunakakai, Molokaʻi.

Molokaʻi man arrested on suspicion of second degree murder

A Molokaʻi man was placed under arrest on suspicion of second degree murder after authorities were called to his home and discovered the body of a lifeless female within the home.

Justice Department: Two Maui men found guilty of hate crimes for racially motivated attack in Kahakuloa

After a two-week jury trial, a federal jury today found Defendants Kaulana Alo-Kaonohi, 32, and Levi Aki, Jr., 33, each guilty of a hate crime for what prosecutors described as “racially motivated attacks” on C.K., a white man, when he attempted to move into the home he had purchased in their Kahakuloa neighborhood.

Video surveillance shows clumsy thief in smash-and-grab burglary at Hi-Tech Pāʻia

The suspect is seen browsing the sunglass rack, dropping items along the way and taking a handful of merchandise including skateboards, eyewear and backpacks.

Breaking: After just 10 months on the job, Deputy Police Chief Hank retires; Maui’s Wade Maeda promoted

After just over 10 months on the job, Deputy Maui Police Chief Charles Hank III is retiring. Maui’s Wade Maeda has been tapped to fill the spot.

Hawaiʻi Island Police offer tips on what parents need to know about illicit Fentanyl

With Halloween approaching, the Hawai’i Police Department is reminding the public to be aware of the dangers of fentanyl, which has been recovered by police during drug arrests across Hawaiʻi Island in recent months.

Drugs allegedly found in stolen vehicle; Maui man arrested, warrants issued for two others

An indictment warrant was issued on Tuesday, Oct. 11, for three adults after a vehicle stop conducted last month by Crime Reduction Unit officers in Wailuku.

Arrest made following robbery at Kahului parking lot

Police made an arrest in connection to a second degree robbery investigation reported at around 7:45 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 2, at a parking lot located at 70 East Kaʻahumanu Avenue in Kahului.

Update: Maui man arrested for kidnapping after allegedly stealing an occupied car

A Lahaina man was arrested on kidnapping charges after he allegedly entered an occupied vehicle that was running and unlocked in the parking lot of the Kahului Shopping Center.

Man accused of kidnapping teen girl on Hawaiʻi island is charged

The 52-year-old suspect was charged with two counts each of kidnapping, first degree terroristic threatening, first degree robbery, and one count each of methamphetamine trafficking and first degree sex assault.

Veteran Maui police officer arrested for sex assault

A 13-year veteran officer with the Maui Police Department was arrested today on suspicion of first degree sexual assault.

Murder investigation launched after lifeless body found at Puna home on Hawaiʻi Island

Hawai’i Island police have initiated a homicide investigation after finding the “lifeless body of an adult female” in the yard of a home in the Hawaiian Beaches subdivision, in the Puna District.

Pellet gun recovered from Maui teen aboard a school bus

Officers conducted a traffic stop and detained a 15-year-old boy.   Police say investigators with the Juvenile Crime Prevention Division recovered a pellet gun and 1.35 grams of marijuana from the teen who was on a school bus in Kahului.

22 arrested for 70 outstanding warrants during US Marshals’ Sweep on Maui

A five day warrant sweep conducted by the US Marshals Service in Maui County, netted the arrest of 22 individuals for a total of 70 outstanding warrants.
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