Stolen Vehicle Suspect Arrested and Charged
A man who was involved in a stolen car incident last September has been arrested and charged.
According to the Hawai’i Police Department, a car was reported stolen from the Ainaloa subdivision on Sept. 20. The vehicle was reportedly stolen sometime between Sept. 15 and Sept. 20.
On Nov. 30, following a police investigation, the identity of the suspect, Blaine L. K. Faris III, was determined and the vehicle was recovered.
Police arrested 33-year-old Faris on Monday, Feb. 9 in Hilo. He was taken to the Hilo police cellblock as detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigations Section continued to investigate.
On Wednesday, Faris was charged with second-degree theft. His bail was set at $2,000.
Faris remains at the cellblock awaiting his initial court appearance, scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 12.