Posted at 11:12 a.m., Tuesday, April 18, 2006
Police Beat: Ex-girlfriend arrested in car-ramming case
Advertiser StaffA 27-year-old woman was arrested in Waimanalo yesterday after she allegedly tried to ram off the road a car driven by her ex-boyfriend's new girlfriend.
The new girlfriend, 21, told police she was driving through Waimanalo about 3:15 p.m. when the former girlfriend began to ram her car.
Patrol officers located the ex-girlfriend and arrested her for suspicion of first-degree criminal property damage.
Convenience store customer arrested for tie to bogus bill
A 37-year-old woman was arrested yesterday after she allegedly tried to purchase items at Wahiawa convenience store using a counterfeit bill.
Police said the woman entered the store at 202 S. Kamehameha Highway about 1:45 p.m. and gave the cashier a $20 bill which was determined to be bogus. Police were called to the store and arrested the woman on suspicion of second-degree forgery.
Man arrested in sledge-hammer incident
A 47-year-old Waimanalo man was arrested yesterday after he allegedly smashed a car belonging to a 32-year-old woman with a sledge hammer.
Police were told that an argument between the man and the woman on Kuulei Street in Kailua about 11 a.m. escalated when the man brought out a sledge hammer and began to pound the woman's car.
The woman told police that the man raised the hammer and threatened to harm her. She said she then fled from the area, police said.
Officers were sent to the scene and arrested the suspect on suspicion of first-degree terroristic threatening.
Woman arrested in flying screw-driver incident
A 42-year-old Nanakuli woman was arrested yesterday in connection with an incident Sunday night in which a 25-year-old woman reported an injury to her leg caused by a flying screwdriver.
The younger woman told police she got into an argument with the older woman about 11:25 p.m. during which the older woman threw a screw driver at her. The younger woman told police the screwdriver hit her in the leg causing a minor cut and that the other woman threatened to stab her should she see her again on the street.
Police arrested the older woman on suspicion of second-degree terroristic threatening.