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19-Year-Old Captain Cook Man Faces 21 Charges

January 26, 2015, 1:52 PM HST
* Updated January 26, 1:56 PM
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The Hawai’i Police Department has arrested and charged a 19-year-old Captain Cook man with 21 offenses. The suspect was wanted in connection to several vehicle break-ins that occurred along Queen Ka’ahumanu Highway near the 81-mile marker on Jan. 16.

Police located Dyllan Kaiehu Paulo-Leslie on Friday during a traffic stop. He was initially arrested on suspicion of driving without a license and driving without insurance.

Paulo-Leslie was taken to the Kona police cellblock while investigation of additional offense were conducted by detectives from the Area II Criminal Investigations Section.

Detectives charged Paulo-Leslie on Saturday with driving without a license, driving without insurance, unauthorized control of a propelled vehicle, three counts of unauthorized entry of a motor vehicle, four counts of theft, three counts of fraudulent use of a credit card, two counts of theft/forgery of a credit card, and three counts of possession of unauthorized personal information. Additionally, he was charged with promoting a dangerous drug, promoting a detrimental drug, and possession of drug paraphernalia for items found in his backpack during an arrest that occurred on Jan. 12.

Bail for the charges was set at $35,025. Paulo-Leslie’s initial court appearance was scheduled for Monday morning.

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