Posted at 11:49 a.m., Thursday, February 24, 2005
Police Beat: Early morning sexual assault
Advertiser StaffPolice are looking for a man in his 20s after a 19-year-old Honolulu woman told police she was awakened about 3:30 a.m. yesterday by a man who was sexually assaulting her.
Police said the victim's roommate met the man at a party and invited him to come home with her. The asaault victim told the man to leave and he did. She later reported the incident to police and then drove to the Sex Abuse Treatment Center.
No arrests had been made in the case as of this morning. Police classified the incident as second-degree sexual assault.
Police nab car burglar
Police arrested a Honolulu man yesterday afternoon after he allegedly broke into a car in the Diamond Head area.
A witness told police he saw the man acting suspiciously about 3:45 p.m. in a parking lot at the corner of Maunalei and Makapu'u avenues.
Police were called and arrived to find the man going through a car. He was arrested for suspicion of unlawful entry into a motor vehicle. While the suspect was being searched in relation to the car break-in charge, police reported finding a packet of drugs on the man and arrested him for suspicion of third-degree promotion of detrimental drugs.
Armed confrontation leads to arrest
Police arrested a 38-year-old Whitmore Village man yesterday afternoon after he allegedly pulled a handgun and pointed it at his roommate.
The roommate, 41, told police he was arguing with the other man about 4:30 p.m. at their house on Ihiihi Avenue when the younger man threatened him with the handgun.
Police were called and arrested the suspect for suspicion of first-degree terroristic threatening. Police then searched the man's car and reported finding a packet of what they believed to be crystal methamphetamine and a meth pipe.
The suspect was then charged with suspicion of third-degree promotion of dangerous drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Teen threatens therapist at school
A 13-year-old Kaimuki Middle School student was arrested yesterday after he allegedly threatened a school therapist with a 10-inch kitchen knife. The therapist, 35, told police she was meeting alone with the boy in a therapy session about 2:05 p.m. when he took out a knife from his backpack and threatened her.
Police were called and arrested the boy for suspicion of first-degree terroristic threatening. The boy was later released without charges pending further investigation.
Bogus checks uncovered
Police arrested a 35-year-old woman yesterday after she allegedly tried to cash 19 stolen checks.
Investigators said the woman entered a Bank of Hawaii branch about 3 p.m. to try to cash the bogus checks.
Police were called and arrested woman for suspicion of multiple counts of second-degree forgery.