Fire damages park bathroom
Hawaii Island Police are asking for the publics assistance in identifying two persons of interest for identity theft and fraudulent use of a credit card that occurred in Hilo after they were caught on video surveillance. The investigation stems from the theft of a wallet from a motor vehicle in August 2019.
On Friday January 3, Hawaii Island Police Detectives charged a 34-year-old Puna man with various offenses after evading police on an unlicensed motorcycle. After conferring with prosecutors, Christopher K. Lucrisia was charged with felony Resisting an Order to Stop, Resisting Arrest, Defacing Serial Numbers on a Motor Vehicle, No Motor Vehicle Insurance, Driving without a Driver License, third-degree Promoting a Dangerous Drug, fourth-degree Theft, and Habitual Property Crime offender.
Hawaii County Civil Defense reports a handful of West Hawaii beaches are closed Thursday due to rough ocean conditions and/or debris cleanup.
Scheduled training at Pohakuloa Training Area resumes Jan. 21 with helicopter gunnery and marksmanship work, the U.S. Army announced Wednesday. The day and night training includes the use of small arms and rocket munitions. The training is anticipated to last through Jan. 28.
The U.S. Coast Guard and Navy medevaced on Wednesday a 69-year-old man from the cruise ship Grand Princess as the ship sailed some 210 miles northwest of Hilo.
KAILUA-KONA Hawaii Island police arrested 30 motorists for suspected drunken driving between Dec. 9 and Sunday. Four of the drivers were involved in a traffic crash and one was younger than age 21.