Police, Fire, Courts
Man arrested after stealing from luggage
A 24-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly stole items from luggage at the Sheraton Waikiki.
About 4:38 a.m. Saturday, a witness told police that he saw the suspect enter the hotel storage room that bellmen use to store luggage for hotel guests.
Through a surveillance camera, police said the suspect was seen searching through luggage and packing two bags with stolen items.
Police said the suspect walked out of the storage room and attempted to enter an office when he was stopped by hotel security. Police arrested the man on suspicion of second-degree burglary.
Vacuum salesman arrested for burglary
Police arrested a 20-year-old man after he allegedly stole an electronic device from a home in Kailua.
About 10:30 a.m. Saturday, police said the suspect, a vacuum cleaner salesman, was assigned to solicit sales in the Maunawili area when he broke into a home and stole the electronic device. Police said the resident, 51, was asleep when the suspect broke into the home.
The suspect's supervisor, who was on his way to pick him up, saw him running from the home and acting suspicious.
Police said the suspect's supervisor soon found out about the burglary. Police were called and they arrested the 20-year-old man on suspicion of first-degree burglary.
Alleged shooting leads to man's arrest
Police arrested a 23-year-old man after he allegedly fired shots in Kalihi.
About 3:49 a.m. Saturday, a witness reported to police that shots were fired from a vehicle traveling on Nimitz Highway near Sumner Street.
Officers checked the area and found casings on the ground.
Police located the suspect's vehicle and arrested the 23-year-old man on suspicion of keeping an unregistered firearm.
1 person dies in Honokaa home fire
A person died in a fire that fully engulfed a two-story home in Honokaa on Saturday.
Sixteen firefighters responded to the blaze at 46-3647 Old Mamalahoa Highway in the Ahualoa area. The fire was under control at 5:12 p.m. and extinguished at 6:32 p.m.
The fire also destroyed two vehicles in the carport. Damage was estimated at $200,000. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
In a news release, Acting Capt. Sundie Aribal said the home is located at the end of a private single road with no other homes nearby.