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The Honolulu Advertiser

Posted at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, September 28, 2006

Parents peg son in car theft complaint

Advertiser Staff

A 16 year-old boy was arrested early this morning after a police officer stopped the boy near the Mililani mauka off-ramp of the H-2 Freeway on suspicion of speeding and learned his parents had not given him permission to take their car.

Police said the boy's parents refused to come and pick him up then filed a stolen car complaint against the boy. He was then arrested on suspicion of unauthorized control of a propelled vehicle and driving without a license, and was also issued a speeding citation.

Three arrested in BB gun incident

Three Liliha area men were arrested early this morning after a BB gun was used to shoot and damage at least two display windows in two different downtown Honolulu businesses.

A witness told police a car carrying the three was traveling eastbound on North King Street about 1:08 a.m. when the occupants fired several shots from a BB gun at storefronts that included a Chinese restaurant and a bicycle shop.

Police said the witness provided a license plate number and that a car carrying four men was stopped by police a short time later near the intersection of Makaloa and Ke'eaumoku Streets.

Three of the four men in the car were arrested on suspicion of second-degree criminal property damage while a fourth man who was in the car provided a statement about the incident to police.

Man reports gunpoint robbery

A 26-year-old man told police he was robbed at gunpoint last night in Pearl City.

The man said he was a passenger in a car driven by his friend and had just parked in front of his friend's home about 11:15 p.m. when a car pulled up behind them, two men got out and walked up to their car. He said one of the men then pulled out a pistol, ordered him out of his friend's car and demanded his valuables.

Police were told the robbers then drove off in the car they arrived in.

Two arrested in fighting incidents

Police arrested a 19-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy in Kalihi yesterday afternoon after they got into a fight with another man and boy who were also 19 and 16.

Police said the two men were fighting in the 1500-block of North King Street about 3:45 p.m. when one of them threatened the other with a knife. The two men were separated by security officers and detained while waiting for police to arrive.

The two boys, each a friend of the respective combatants, then walked down the street a ways and began a fight of their own during which one of them shot the other in the eye with a BB gun, police said.

Police arrived on the scene and arrested one of the men on suspicion of first-degree terroristic threatening and one of the boys on suspicion of third-degree assault. The boy hit by the BB was not seriously injured.

Erratic moped driving leads to arrest in connection with theft

A 19-year-old Makiki area man was arrested yesterday afternoon after a police officer reported seeing him operating a moped erratically on Maile Way near the University of Hawai'i.

After initiating a traffic stop, the officer discovered the moped's owner, also 19, had reported the moped as stolen. The man found riding the moped was then arrested on suspicion of unauthorized control of a propelled vehicle.

Man pushing motorcycle arrested in connection to theft

A 38-year-old Nu'uanu man was arrested yesterday evening after he was found pushing a stolen motorcycle along the H-1 Freeway in Pearl City.

A motorcycle officer reported seeing the man pushing the motorcycle near the Ka'amilo Street overpass about 6:30 p.m. Police said the officer stopped to help the man, but quickly learned the motorcycle was on a list of stolen vehicles. The officer then arrested the man on suspicion of unauthorized control of a propelled vehicle.

Kitchen scuffle leads to assault arrest

A 52-year-old Kalihi man was arrested yesterday morning after he allegedly threw his former girlfriend onto a floor covered with broken glass.

The woman, 52, told police she was awakened about 6 a.m. by the former boyfriend pounding on her front door, demanding to be let in. She told police she let the man in and that they began to argue, at which point she told him to collect his belongings and get out.

She said the man was in the kitchen gathering up his food when she thrust a bottle of vanilla extract at him and told him not to forget it. The man then grabbed the bottle, swung it and dropped it. It shattered on the floor, spraying glass shards.

The man then grabbed her by the hair and forced her down onto the broken glass. Police said the woman received deep cuts on her left knee and right foot from the broken glass.

The man was arrested later at a Nu'uanu address on suspicion of second-degree assault.