Posted at 11:19 a.m., Wednesday, August 24, 2005
Traffic fatality pushes year's total to 56
The driver, whose age and home address had not yet been determined, was rushed to Pali Momi Medical Center where he was pronounced dead following the 12:30 a.m. crash.
Traffic investigators said the victim's 1999 Grand Marquis crashed into a 2004 Isuzu SUV that was parked on Kaonohi Street.
Speed and/or the use of alcohol do not appear to be factors in the crash, police said.
Man arrested for sexually assaulting girl, 14
A 37-year-old Palolo man was arrested in Kaka'ako last night as a suspect in the sexual assault of a now-14-year-old girl over a two-year period.
Police said the alleged assaults began in February 2002 and continued until July 2004.
The suspect, a maintenance worker, was arrested about 8:10 p.m. on suspicion of four counts of first-degree sexual assault and one count of third-degree sexual assault.
Boy, 15, arrested in car theft case
A 15-year-old boy was arrested on Round Top Drive in Makiki last night as a suspect in a car theft case.
Police ordered the boy to pull over after seeing him drive recklessly. A check of the car's license plates showed that a 56-year-old man had reported the car as stolen.
The boy was arrested for suspicion of unauthorized control of a motor vehicle but was later released without charges pending further investigation.
Man driving stolen car arrested
A 29-year-old man was arrested yesterday behind The Kamehameha Shopping Center in Kalihi after he began to act suspiciously when a blue and while police car passed by him about 12:25 p.m.
A police officer who was driving behind the black Honda Civic noticed it did not have an external rear-view mirror.
The Honda driver quickly pulled to the side of the road to let the police car pass. The police officer then checked on the car's license plates and learned a 52-year-old man had reported the car stolen.
The officer pulled up behind the Honda, watched the driver get out and arrested him for suspicion of unauthorized control of a propelled vehicle.