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By Star-Bulletin staff


Motorcyclist in critical condition after crash

A man operating a motorcycle was critically injured last night in a crash on Kamehameha Highway in Aiea, according to an Emergency Medical Services supervisor.

The accident occurred just before 7:47 p.m. near Dixie Grill in the westbound lanes of Kamehameha Highway before Honomanu Street, according to police dispatch.

The man was taken to the Queen's Medical Center in extremely critical condition, the EMS supervisor said.

No other details were available last night.

Burglary suspect turns camera on himself

Police arrested a suspected burglar Wednesday who allegedly videotaped himself as he was leaving a home he had broken into.

Police said officers were investigating a burglary about 7:20 p.m. when they spotted a man near 92-1220 Aliinui Drive in Ko Olina and recognized him as being wanted on an outstanding contempt-of-court warrant.

The officers saw a video camera in the suspect's car and confirmed with the burglary victim that it was the same type stolen from the house, police said.

While checking the camera, the victim found that the suspect had videotaped himself leaving the scene of the burglary and talking about it afterward, police said. Police arrested the suspect for investigation of first-degree burglary and also for investigation of drug offenses because drugs and drug paraphernalia were found in the suspect's car.


First Hawaiian Bank robbery suspect sought

Police and the FBI are looking for a man who allegedly robbed the Waikiki branch of First Hawaiian Bank yesterday afternoon.

Police said the man entered the bank and presented a demand note to the teller. He then left with an undisclosed amount of money, police said.

The suspect is described as a man about 30 years old, 5 feet 6 inches tall, weighing 220 pounds, with unknown hair and eye color, with a husky build and tan complexion, wearing a white T-shirt and black cap.

Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 955-8300 or *CRIME on a cell phone.

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