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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, March 27, 2003

Police Beat

Advertiser Staff

Suspect arrested in stabbing

A 38-year-old Iwilei man has been arrested in a Chinatown stabbing.

In the attack Tuesday at North Pauahi and Maunakea streets, a 46-year-old man was stabbed in the upper right chest. He was taken to The Queen's Medical Center, where his condition was not released.

Police said he had dropped off his girlfriend at her friend's home at 11:07 p.m. when he saw a former boyfriend of the woman chase after her. The victim was stabbed as he tried to protect her.

Accused Big Isle teen sent to O'ahu

A 17-year-old Big Island boy charged Tuesday with felony offenses related to the ramming of a police car in Hilo has been sent to the Hawai'i Youth Correctional Facility on O'ahu.

The boy was arrested by police investigating reports of car break-ins on Kalaniana'ole Avenue. Attempting to flee, the boy drove his car at the police vehicles, police said.

University-area bank robbed

Police are seeking a man who robbed the Bank of Hawai'i University Avenue branch yesterday.

The man walked into the bank at 1010 University Ave. shortly after 2:30 p.m. and gave a note to a teller demanding money.

The robber fled with an undisclosed amount of money. Witnesses said he had a gun in his back trouser pocket.

The robber is described as 6 feet, wearing a dark-colored shirt, white cargo pants and with a blue baseball cap on backward.

Call police at 529-3115 or Crimestoppers at 955-8300 or *CRIME on a cellular phone.

Bicyclist found hurt in Hau'ula

A bicyclist injured Tuesday in an apparent hit-and-run on Kamehameha Highway in Hau'ula was in critical condition yesterday at The Queen's Medical Center. The man, 26, was found about 8 p.m. near Hau'ula Shopping Center. He was taken to Queen's by helicopter.

Police seek info on missing woman

Jolene Morizono has been missing since March 18.
Police are trying to find a 23-year-old Waikiki woman who has been missing since March 18.

Jolene Morizono requires medication and may become confused without it. She is 5 feet 2, 98 pounds, with black shoulder-length hair. She is known to frequent Waikiki nightclubs and public libraries, particularly the Mo'ili'ili and Waikiki-Kapahulu branches. Call Officer Mary Aragones at 529-3064, or CrimeStoppers at 955-8300 or *CRIME on a cellular phone.