Final Two Credit Card Suspects Nabbed
by Hunter Bishop
Two remaining suspects in a Kailua-Kona credit card fraud case were apprehended by Hawaii County police Sunday.
An HPD release today said that Hawaiʻi Island police arrested Luke Kaniaupio, 21, and Leilani Parent, 26, both of Kailua-Kona, in Hilo at 12:35 p.m. Sunday. They were in a stolen truck, police said.
Kaniaupio and Parent were among four people who had been sought for using a credit card after it was stolen from a car on Kuakini Highway on July 23.
The other two, 22-year-old Colvin Gaspar of Kailua-Kona and 39-year-old Theodore “Kahui” Casuga of Kailua-Kona, were each arrested separately last week.
Kaniaupio and Parent were taken to the Kona police cellblock while detectives from the Area II Criminal Investigations Section continue the investigation, police said.