Monday, Sept. 25, 2023 |
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LIHU’E — A man who robbed a clerk in the Rainbow Gas Mart in Waipouli Feb. 11
with what police said was a sawed-off shotgun remains at large.
was reported sometime after 1 a.m. that day. According to witnesses, the
suspect wore no mask.
Following the robbery, the man drove away in either a
Toyota Forerunner or Ford Bronco.
The clerk was not injured in the
incident, according to the Kaua’i police.
Since the robbery, the gas-market
station has shored up procedures on the way company employees handle money,
said KPD Lt. Bill Ching, who is coordinating the investigation of the
The suspect was identified as Hawaiian, in his mid-20s,
fair-skinned, standing about 5 feet, 10 inches tall and weighing 180
When he left the crime scene, he was seen wearing a jungle-style
camouflage jacket, blue denim jeans and a gray jungle-style brimmed
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of the suspect is asked to
call KPD Sgt. Sam Sheldon at 241-6702 or Crime Stoppers at
Individuals who provide information that leads to the arrest of
the suspect would be eligible for a cash reward from the Crime Stoppers
The program is sponsored by the Kaua’i Chamber of Commerce and is
administered the Kaua’i police.
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