KILAUEA — Kaua‘i police arrested Ryan Buley, 34, of Kapa‘a, Saturday afternoon, for terroristic threatening and harassment following his refusal to wear a mask in a North Shore store.
According to a preliminary report, dispatch received a call around 1:30 p.m. that Buley had entered Kilauea Market without wearing a mask. He allegedly proceeded to get into a verbal altercation with an employee about his refusal to wear a mask. He subsequently threatened to leave the store and return with a gun.
Buley left Kilauea Market in his vehicle before police arrived, but he was quickly tracked down and taken into custody. He was released after posting $5,150 bail. His court date, when he will face felony charges, is set for September.