Police, Fire, Courts

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Wednesday, November 20, 2002

Teen flown to Oahu after motorcycle crash

WAILUKU >> A 15-year-old Makawao boy remained in critical condition this morning after the motorcycle he was driving collided with a pickup truck on Makani Road in Makawao about 9:15 a.m. yesterday.

Greyson Kaehuaea was flown to Queen's Medical Center on Oahu, police said. Sgt. Stacey Yamashita said Kaehuaea was not wearing a helmet.


Corrections and clarifications

>> Five teachers remain at Ka Waihona O Ka Na'auao charter school at 85-1429 Waianae Valley Road. A Monday article listed an incorrect address and said there were four teachers at the school.

The Honolulu Star-Bulletin strives to make its news report fair and accurate. If you have a question or comment about news coverage, call Managing Editor Frank Bridgewater at 529-4791 or email him at

Police, Fire, Courts


By Star-Bulletin staff

Honolulu Police Department Crimestoppers


3 arrested in theft of firearms last week

Police have recovered two rifles and three handguns, and arrested three men in connection with the theft of 10 firearms from a Sunset Beach home last week.

Police arrested two men, both 19, yesterday and recovered a handgun. On Monday another 19-year-old man was arrested, and two handguns and two rifles were recovered.

Police said a rifle and four handguns remain missing.


Police trying to find welfare fraud suspect

Police and state welfare fraud investigators want help locating Leslie Eileen Morimoto.

Morimoto, 45, also known as Leslie Eileen Kendall, was indicted by the Oahu grand jury on Aug. 14 on one count of first-degree theft.

She is accused of fraudulently obtaining more than $20,000 in public assistance benefits between March 1, 1999, and July 31, 2000.

Morimoto is described as 5 feet 3 inches; 140 pounds; with a medium build; blond, shoulder-length hair; green eyes; and a fair complexion. Police said Morimoto's last known address was in the Ahuimanu/Kahaluu area.


Police think they know clown who robbed bank

Honolulu police want help in finding a man they believe has robbed three banks, one of them twice.

Police have an arrest warrant for Christopher Kegler, 33, in connection with the robberies of the Market City Foodland branch of American Savings Bank on Sept. 28 and Oct. 31, Bank of Hawaii in the Star Market at Kamehameha Shopping Center on Oct. 19 and the Bank of Hawaii in the Moiliili Star Market on Nov. 1.

Police said Kegler dressed up as a clown during the Halloween robbery.

Police said Kegler frequents the Honolulu area, but is now believed to be living in the Hilo and Puna areas of the Big Island. He is described as 6 feet, 190 pounds; with a muscular build; fair complexion; short, dirty-blond hair; and blue eyes.

Army probes injuries to 4-month-old boy

Army officials have opened an assault investigation after a 4-month-old boy was taken to Tripler Army Medical Center yesterday with head injuries and multiple fractures on his body.

The boy, a military dependent living in the Aliamanu Military Reservation, was taken to the hospital for a checkup about 4 p.m., police said. Doctors called police after discovering the injuries.

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