Posted at 2:19 p.m., Wednesday, March 8, 2006
Police Beat: Man arrested in alleged subdivision road rage
Advertiser StaffA 31-year-old Ewa Beach man was arrested yesterday after he allegedly attacked a woman because she reported him for reckless driving, police said.
A 38-year-old woman awoke to the sound of screeching tires at 6 a.m. yesterday, police said. She then looked out her window and saw a red truck roaring through her subdivision, police said.
The woman then drove to the security gate to report the matter. As she spoke with the security guard, the man who had been driving the truck walked by and apparently overheard the conversation, police said. While the woman got back into her car, the 31-year-old man ran up to her car, reached inside and punched her. Security guards pulled the man off the woman and called police.
The man was arrested on suspicion of breaking into a car, police said.
Stabbing-death case remains open
Police are seeking the public's help in solving the alleged murder of a 19-year-old woman that occurred 24 years ago.
On Jan. 7, 1972, Nancy Anderson, was last seen by her roommate at about 4 p.m. in their apartment, 2222 Aloha Drive. After the roommate awoke from a nap at 5:15 p.m., she found Anderson's body on her bedroom floor.
Police believe she was stabbed to death with a knife but have no leads in the case.
Anyone with information about the case is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 955-8300, or *CRIME on your cellular phone. Free cellular calls are provided by Cingular, Nextel Hawaii, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless Hawaii.
Man arrested on suspicion of car theft
A 34-year-old man was arrested yesterday in connection with driving a car that had been reported stolen from a rental company.
Patrol officers yesterday saw a car weaving and began following it as a possible DUI case, police said. Officers then checked the license plate number on the vehicle and found it matched a car reported stolen car from Hertz on Feb. 27. Officers pulled the man over and arrested him on suspicion of stealing a car and driving without a license.
Teen arrested in alleged lunch threat
An 18-year-old Waipahu High School student was arrested yesterday after she allegedly threatened a student who had refused to buy lunch for her, police said.
At noon yesterday the 18-year-old woman was standing in line to buy lunch when she saw a 17-year-old girl working at the cash register. The older teen told the cashier to pay for her lunch, but the girl refused saying she could not afford it, police said.
The older teen then threatened the cashier, police said. The incident was reported to school administrators, who contacted police.
The 18-year-old was arrested on suspicion of terroristic threatening, police said.
Police seeking suspect ID in car robbery case
Police are trying to identify a man who allegedly beat up another man and stole his car.
On Sunday a 38-year-old man picked up the man and two women and agreed to drive them to Waipahu, police said. During the ride, the two men got into an argument. The 38-year-old man then pulled over and told the man and the two women to get out of the car on Ala Kapuna Street near Moanalua Freeway.
The man then attacked the 38-year-old, forced him out of the car and drove off, police said.
Yesterday the 38-year-old found the man in Kalihi and called police. Patrol officers arrested the man on suspicion of second-degree robbery. Police yesterday were still trying to identify the man.