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Kohala Barricade Suspect Faces 22 Charges

July 16, 2015, 3:03 PM HST
* Updated July 16, 3:04 PM
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The 37-year-old man who barricaded himself in his Halaula home Monday night after shooting a woman and a Hawai’i Police Department officer has been charged with a variety of offenses.

Macdon D. Thromman of Kapa’au was charged Thursday afternoon with 22 offenses, including three counts of attempted first-degree murder, one count of attempted second-degree murder, nine counts of first-degree terroristic threatening, one count of first-degree assault, two counts of second-degree assault, two firearms offenses and one count each of felony abuse of a family member, kidnapping, endangering the welfare of a minor, and reckless endangering.

Thromman’s bail was set $390,200. He remains at the Kona police cellblock pending his initial court appearance in Kona District Court, scheduled for Friday morning.


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