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Couple Accused of Squatting in Empty Pepeekeo Home

June 2, 2014, 1:11 PM HST
* Updated June 2, 4:31 PM
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A couple has been accused of squatting in an empty house in Pepeekeo.

Police received a report Friday of suspicious activity at the home on Kaupakueha Homestead Road. Officers were told that lights were on in a house that was supposed to be unoccupied.

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Pepeekeo residents Akoni Perry, 27, and Holly White, 32, were arrested for allegedly staying at the home. They were later charged with burglary and fourth-degree theft.

Bail for each was set at $5,250.

They remained at the police cellblock this morning pending an initial court appearance.

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