Arrest Made in King Kamehameha Statue Theft
***Updated at 8 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 11 to include the booking photo of William Roy Carroll.***
An arrest has been made in connection to the case involving a stolen spear from the King Kamehameha statue in Hilo over the weekend.
According to the Hawai’i Police Department, a former Oahu man, 31-year-old William Roy Carroll, was arrested in Hilo at 3 p.m. on Thursday on suspicion of second-degree theft and second-degree criminal property damage, in addition to suspicion of third-degree theft in connection with a pipe and chain that were taken from a nearby used car lot.
Carroll is being held at the Hilo police cellblock as Area I Criminal Investigations Section detective continue to investigate.