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Posted at 11:15 a.m., Friday, April 14, 2006

Third boy arrested in school burglary

Advertiser Staff

Police arrested a 13-year-old boy yesterday in connection with a burglary last month at a Wai'anae elementary school.

Police were sent to the school about 9:45 p.m. March 29 and arrested two boys on suspicion of burglary. A third boy ran away and managed to elude police for the past two weeks.

Through their investigation, police identified a third boy. With the cooperation of the boy's parents, arrangements were made for him to turn himself in last night. He was arrested on suspicion of second-degree burglary and was released pending further investigation.

Baby beating case turned over to Naval CIS

Police yesterday turned over a case involving the possible beating of a 6-month-old baby boy to the Naval Criminal Investigative Service.

Police said the baby was brought to the Tripler Army Medical Center about 1:30 p.m. after he began to vomit blood.

An examination at Tripler revealed possible bruises that appeared to be suspicious, police said.

Police had not identified any suspects in the case prior to turning it over to the NCIS.

In an unrelated case, police are also investigating how a 9-month-old Waipahu boy wound up with a fractured skull. He arrived with the injury about 4 p.m. on Monday at Tripler.

Woman suspected of stealing truck arrested

A 35-year-old Wahiawa woman was arrested last night after a 44-year-old man found his stolen truck in the parking lot of the apartment building where the woman lives.

Police said the man reported the truck stolen on March 14 and spotted it yesterday in a parking lot off Wilikina Drive.

The owner pulled into the parking lot and was checking on the truck, when the woman approached and told him she was in the process of buying the truck.

The owner called police who arrested the woman about 10 p.m. on suspicion of detaining stolen property.

Japanese tourist arrested on forgery charge

Police arrested a 56-year-old woman from Japan at a store on South King Street last night after she allegedly tried to use a counterfeit $10 bill while attempting to buy goods at the store.

The woman was arrested on suspicion of first-degree forgery and was later released without charges pending further investigation.

Teen arrested on suspicion of breaking windshield of bus

A 16-year-old boy was arrested yesterday in connection with an incident on Monday in which the windshield of a tour bus was shattered and the bus driver slightly inured.

The driver told police he was passing a school bus in front of Kahuku High School about 2:55 p.m. when he saw something hit his front windshield. He said the impact caused the windshield to shatter and that glass fragments hit him in the face.

Police said that several days later, a safety officer at the high school reported that a student had come forward and admitted being involved in the incident.

The boy was arrested on suspicion of first-degree criminal property damage. He was later released without charges pending further investigation.

Man arrested after fight with city bus driver

A 28-year-old Kalihi man was arrested yesterday after he allegedly got into a physical altercation with a city bus driver.

The driver, a 48-year-old man, told police he picked the man up about 8:15 a.m. at a stop on Hotel Street about 100 feet west of Bishop Street.

The driver said he challenged the bus rider over a transfer slip he was trying to use and a disagreement over the transfer led to a physical confrontation inside the bus.

Police were called and arrested the bus rider on suspicion of interfering with the operation of a public transit vehicle.

Police investigating sexual-assault complaint

Police yesterday were investigating a complaint filed by a 22-year-old exotic dancer who said she was sexually assaulted by a 24-year-old man about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday night.

The woman told police the alleged assailant was a patron at the strip club where she was performing.

Police arrested the man on suspicion of one count each of second- and third-degree sexual assault.