Police, Fire, Courts

Star-Bulletin staff and wire

Unexploded ordnance found near restaurant

A 6-inch-long artillery shell was found outside the side entrance of a Waianae McDonald's last night, moving police to shut down the restaurant for about two hours.

Police said the unexploded ordnance appeared to be "older," and was found by a McDonald's manager at about 5:40 p.m. near a Dumpster.

Specialized Services Division officers picked up the shell last night. Police had no leads on who may have left the object at the site.

Police, Fire, Courts


By Star-Bulletin staff


5 men are sought in stabbings at bus stop

Police are looking for five men who allegedly stabbed two others at a bus stop in Salt Lake early yesterday morning.

About 12:46 a.m., a 19-year-old man was waiting at a bus stop when he was approached by the five men, who wanted to fight, police said. The man was stabbed in the neck.

The men also allegedly stabbed a 26-year-old man, a passer-by, in the chest, police said.

The 19-year-old man followed the suspects and was allegedly threatened with a handgun, police said. The men fled in a vehicle.

The victims were taken to Queen's Medical Center in serious and guarded conditions, police said.

2 men allegedly kidnap teenage girl

Police arrested two men on suspicion of kidnapping a 14-year-old girl early yesterday morning.

The girl was walking home about 1 a.m. at Huli Street and Alakoa Street in Waialae when she was approached by two men in their 20s in a black Honda, police said. The men asked her where her uncle was, and the girl replied he was at work, police said.

The two men then allegedly grabbed her and forced her into a car. They took her to the parking lot of Castle Medical Center, where they allegedly threatened to kill her family and her uncle's family if she didn't tell them where her uncle was. The girl repeatedly told them her uncle was at work, police said.

The two men dropped her off where they picked her up. The girl was not hurt or injured.


Homeless couple's girl placed in state custody

Police have arrested a homeless couple sought for questioning in a possible child abuse case.

John and Jamie Kaio were found in a blue 1988 Chevy Astro van near the Wyland Gallery in Haleiwa town about 9 a.m. yesterday, police said.

Their 2-year-old daughter was found unharmed and was placed in custody with Child Protective Services, police said.

Police received an anonymous tip about the van and arrested Kaio and his wife.

John Kaio, 40, was wanted for questioning in a possible abuse case of their daughter, two domestic violence warrants, criminal contempt and traffic warrants.

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