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UPDATE: More Charges for Former Fugitive

October 16, 2013, 2:11 PM HST
* Updated October 17, 4:35 PM
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***Updated 4:35 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17.***

Police have filed two additional charges against a Hamakua man arrested yesterday on outstanding warrants.

Adrien Haena Kalani was charged Wednesday with giving a false identity to a police officer during a traffic stop in Honoka`a on Aug. 9.

He was further charged today with car theft in connection with the stealing of a 1991 Toyota pickup from a Waimea home on Sept. 19.

Bail for the new charges was set at $10,500.

Posted 2:11 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16:

Police have located an Hamakua man who had been sought on a variety of bench warrants.

Police said an anonymous tip led them to Adrien Kalani in Honoka`a. He was arrested this morning without incident on the outstanding warrants.

Kalani, 49, of Ahualoa was charged with promotion of a dangerous drug, possession of drug paraphernalia and four counts of contempt of court.

His bail was initially set at $28,300, but that could change as additional charges are pending, police said.

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