Police Beat

Compiled by Lester Chang

* Chris Santos, 24, of Kapa’a was charged with theft and with breaking into a


* Mona Edwards, 28, of Anahola, was charged with theft.

Antone Hoapili, 40, of Lihu’e was charged with parole violation.

* A

Canadian man reported the theft of money at the Big Save store in Lihu’e.

Rojelio Pegeder, 49, of Hanama’ulu was arrested for catching undersized


* A theft occurred at the Kaua’i Humane Society Thrift Shop in


* A home on Hoala Street in Lihu’e was burglarized.


investigated an assault at Waimea High School.

* Derrick A. Chiba, 34, an

inmate at the Kaua’i Community Correctional Center was arrested for having

drugs and drug paraphernalia, illegal firearm, possession of a stun gun.

A woman living on Leipapa Street in Ele’ele said she was threatened by someone

she knows.

* A juvenile was detained for shoplifting at the Liberty House

store in Lihu’e.

Wednesday, March 8

* In a family abuse case, a woman

said her boyfriend assaulted her the Russian Fort in Waimea.

* Heath

Armstrong, 29, of Hanalei camped without a permit.

* A Waniha resident said

his son was assaulted at the Hanalei Elementary School.

* A Honolulu woman

reported the theft of her wallet at a residence on Rice Street in Lihu’e.

A Kapa’a woman said a female hit her child in the Long’s Drugs Store parking

lot in Kapa’a and went into the store.

* A man living on Kapiolani Lane in

Princeville said he was assaulted in Hanalei Bay.

* Rodney Ahn, 48, of

Koloa was arrested for family abuse.

* Olympic Cafe in Kapa’a was


* A visitor from Milpitas, Ca. reported the theft of her

daughter’s purse at the Lappert’s ice cream store in Koloa.


March 9

* KPD received a report of two students smoking marijuana on a

school bus en enroute from Kilauea to Kapa’a Middle School.

* Jason F.

Stiers, 24, of New Jersey was arrested for driving under the influence.

Based on a grand jury indictment, Judy Keamoai, 37, of Hanapepe was arrested

for forgery and theft.

* Items were stolen from a home on Wana’au Road in


Friday, March 10

* A female was placed in the custody of

police after using drugs at Waimea High School.

* KPD investigated a

robbery at Kapa’a High School.

* KPD investigated an assault at Kaua’i High


* Crystal Fujinaga, 41, of Kapa’a was arrested for family abuse

after striking her husband.

* A Koloa woman said her son was assaulted in


* Christopher K. Gonsolves, 31, of Anahola was arrested for driving

under the influence.

Saturday, March 11

* A juvenile was in custody

for shoplifting at the Liberty House store in Lihu’e.

* A woman said her

dog was stolen from her home on Kahuna Road in Kapa’a.

* Leslie K.

Gushiken, 53, of Kilauea was arrested for driving under the


Sunday, March 12

* Gwendolyn Holi, 49, of Lihu’e was

arrested for violating a protective order.

* Marie Eves, 34, Emma Texeira,

38, and Melody Roman, 30, all from Kapa’a, were charged with assault.

Justin Texeira, 18, of Kapa’a was arrested for terroristic threatening and

resisting arrest.

Monday, March 13

* Justin Texeira, 18, of Kapa’a was

arrested for disorderly conduct.

* A woman living on Apopo Road in Kapa’a

said her daughter was assaulted on March 10.

* A visitor from Germany said

someone took his wallet from a room at the Kaua’i Coconut Beach Resort in


* A woman living on Kole Place in Puhi said she was threatened

over the phone by someone she knows.

Tuesday, March 14

* Somebody broke

into a Kaua’i County storage shed at Lydgate Park and took items.


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