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The Honolulu Advertiser

Posted at 10:13 a.m., Tuesday, January 31, 2006

Boy, 15, threatens brother with knife

Advertiser Staff

A 15-year-old Waialua boy was arrested yesterday for allegedly threatening his 26-year-old brother with a large hunting knife Friday evening.

The older brother told police his younger brother accused him about 7:30 p.m. of taking his money and then threatened to kill him with the knife.

The younger brother fled from the home where the two brothers live before police arrived, but was located yesterday and arrested on suspicion of first-degree terroristic threatening.

Man uses brass knuckles to beat roommate

A 23-year-old Kalihi man was arrested yesterday after he allegedly punched a 48-year-old man in the face twice with brass knuckles.

Police said the two men are roommates at a boarding house and had been arguing about a debt when the disagreement turned into a physical altercation.

The older man was taken to a hospital where he was treated for facial injuries, police said.

The younger man was arrested on suspicion of second-degree assault.

Man arrested driving stolen car

Police arrested a 39-year-old man early this morning after he was spotted driving a car that a 27-year-old woman had reported stolen.

The car owner told police the suspect was seen towing the car away from her home.

At 12:01 a.m. today, an officer on routine patrol was driving along Kunia Road when he spotted a car that matched the description of the stolen car.

The officer ran the license plates with police dispatchers who confirmed the plates matched that of the car that was reported stolen.

The officer then ordered the driver to pull over and arrested him on suspicion of unauthorized control of a propelled vehicle.