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Posted at 11:32 a.m., Wednesday, May 3, 2006

Police Beat: Girl, 11, arrested for threatening with knife

Advertiser Staff

Police arrested an 11-year-old Wahiawa girl yesterday on suspicion of first-degree terroristic threatening.

Police were told the girl threatened another girl, 14, with a knife about 2:10 p.m while the two girls were arguing at an address on Rose Street.

The younger girl was later released from custody pending further investigation.

Man arrested on suspicion of 14 counts of sexual assault

A 24-year-old Waipahu man has been arrest on suspicion of 14 counts of sexual assault for allegedly having sex with a 13-year-old girl from December to April.

Police said the man inappropriately touched and had sex with the girl while she was less than 14.

Police are seeking charges against the man on nine counts of first-degree sexual assault and five counts of third-degree sexual assault.

Police investigating 10-year-old's sexual assault complaint

Police are investigating a complaint filed on behalf of a 10-year-old Waikiki girl who claims a 36-year-old man sexually assaulted her between August 2003 and June 2004. The girl recently disclosed that the man restrained and fondled her, police said.

Police search for man who threatened judge

Police are looking for a 53-year-old man who allegedly threatened a state judge on April 27. They said the man called the local FBI office and made the threat, and that the state sheriff's office, which provides security at state court buildings, was notified.

The sheriff's office then notified the judge against whom the threat was made and the Honolulu Police Department was contacted. Police initiated a first-degree terroristic threatening case against the suspect, who had not been located as of this morning.

Suspect arrested for alleged sexual assault

Police yesterday arrested and 18-year-old man after a 16-year-old girl claimed he tried to sexually assault her on Monday.

The suspect, who the girl described as an acquaintance, was arrested on suspicion of attempted first-degree sexual assault.

Grenade threat turns out to be training device

Members of the police department's Specialized Services Division rushed to a home in Niu Valley yesterday after a 48-year-old woman reported finding what appeared to be a hand grenade about 1:20 p.m. while cleaning her attic.

SSD officers, in turn, contacted a military explosive ordinance disposal team which went to the home and determined the object in question was a training device and was not explosive.

The SSD team removed the device and plans to return it to military authorities tomorrow.

Suspect arrested for breaking into car

A 46-year-old man was arrested yesterday at the O'ahu Community Correctional Center in connection with a car break-in Oct. 15 at the Makapu'u Lookout.

The suspect is at the Correctional Center awaiting trial in another case.

Cabbie identifies man who passed counterfit $50 bill

A 35-year-old Punchbowl man was arrested yesterday on suspicion of first-degree forgery after he was identified as the man who allegedly passed a counterfeit $50 bill to a cab driver April 28.

A witness told police he shared a cab with the suspect who gave the cab driver, 48, a bogus bill to pay the fare.

The witness, a 45-year-old man, told police the cabbie immediately realize the bill was fake and began to confront the man who gave it to him.

At that point, the man who paid the fare got out of the cab and ran, the witness told police.

They said the witness spotted the same man yesterday and pointed him out to police who arrested the suspect near the corner of Kekaulike and North King streets in downtown Honolulu.