Some people act up, too By DENNIS WILKEN
TGI Staff Writer
LIHU’E—Kaua’i Police spent a good part of last weekend
looking for four-legged miscreants. The two-legged kind caused some
animal-related problems, too.
Once on Saturday afternoon and again that
night, cops were called to the Lawai area to round up some loose
The night call was donkeys only, but some cattle joined them in a
romp earlier in the day when the heat eased up about 4 p.m.
corralling the misbehaving critters wasn’t enough, police were called Friday
night by a Wailua resident complaining about a goat on the loose.
midnight Friday, another citizen called to report a brown pony was running on a
road in Kilauea.
Runaways weren’t the only weekend animal disturbances
reported to police. In two separate incidents, officers were called because
women were encroaching on the turf of the beached monk seals in Wailua.
security officer called police for help with a guest “involved” with a monk
seal Friday morning. And Saturday afternoon, an anonymous male caller reported
that a female subject was “bothering” a monk seal at the Marine Beach
Officers advised the women to cease and desist.
The monk seals
are a protected species. Authorities reiterated the seals are to be looked at
not touched. The Wailua beach site is not an open-air petting zoo.
began their furry-friends weekend last Friday by answering a call in Wailua
about two Rottweilers running free.
Staff writer Dennis Wilken can be
reached at 245-3681 (ext. 252).