Police, Fire, Courts

By Star-Bulletin Staff


The Honolulu Fire Department dedicated its second Notar helicopter at its training center near the airport yesterday. The chopper, called Air 2, cost $800,000. Among officials checking out the new aircraft were Norman Ahakuelo, left, chairman of the Honolulu Fire Commission, and Fire Chief Attilio Leonardi.


Corrections and clarifications

>> Kalani Irvine coaches for Lanikai. He was incorrectly identified as a coach for Kailua Canoe Club on Page B6 on Monday.

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Police, Fire, Courts


By Star-Bulletin staff

Honolulu Police Department Crimestoppers


Credit card stolen at Navy golf course

A man and a woman were caught on surveillance camera using a stolen credit card at the Circuit City in Aiea last month.

Investigators want help identifying a man and a woman caught on surveillance camera video using a stolen credit card.

Police said the card was stolen from a vehicle parked at the Navy Marine Corps golf course parking lot on May 14.

The suspects then used the card to buy more than $500 worth of car stereo equipment at Circuit City, police said.

The man is described as between 25 to 30 years old, 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall, about 185 pounds, with dark hair and a mustache.

The woman is described as in her 20s, 5 feet 3 inches to 5 feet 5 inches tall, about 110 to 120 pounds, with a medium build, and long, dark, braided hair.

Anyone with information may call Investigator Dan Brindley at 474-6205 or CrimeStoppers at 955-8300.

Suspect allegedly robs woman in Waipahu

Honolulu police arrested a man who allegedly punched a 79-year-old woman in the face then took her purse yesterday.

The robbery happened about 11 a.m. at a bus stop fronting 94-695 Waipahu St.

Police said the 29-year-old male suspect approached the victim, who was seated at the bus stop, and demanded money.

When the victim said she had no money, police said the suspect punched her in the face, took her purse then fled to a nearby stream bed.

Police found the suspect in the stream bed and arrested him for second degree robbery.


Kailua man charged with assaulting police

Honolulu police filed several charges yesterday against a 30-year-old Kailua man who was shot by an officer after allegedly attacking two officers over the weekend.

Police charged Byron Almeida with first- and second-degree attempted assault and two counts of criminal property damage after he was released from Queen's Medical Center yesterday.

Police said Almeida was shot once after he allegedly attacked the officers with a 5-foot metal pipe early Saturday.

The officers went to Almeida's Kalolina Street home after family members reported he was smashing car windows with the pipe.

Almeida was released from prison June 18 after serving 10 years for a robbery conviction.

He is being held in lieu of $100,000 bail.


Big Island police seek man on court violation

Big Island police are looking for 43-year-old Glenn Jones wanted on three outstanding warrants for contempt of court.

Police said Jones, who has no permanent address, was last seen in Kona on Feb. 6.

Police describe Jones as 6 feet 4 inches, about 210 pounds with blue eyes and long straight brown hair.

Police said Jones is also known as, Windy, Wallace Glenn Jones, Wally, Jeff Hanson and Martin Jones.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Greg Esteban at 961-2384, the police non-emergency number at 935-3311 or CrimeStoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo, 329-8181 in Kona.

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