Captain Cook Man Charged in Stolen Audi Case
A 21-year-old Captain Cook man is facing charges for five offenses involving a stolen vehicle and other items taken from a Kailua-Kona home on Sunday.
The Hawai’i Police Department reports that a 2004 Audi sedan was taken from a locked garage at a home on the 73-4300 block of Halemau Street in Kailua-Kona.
During the incident, other unspecified items were also taken.
A Kona Patrol officer observed the Audi at a home on the 85-4500 block of Mamalahoa Highway in Captain Cook on Monday, leading to the recovery of the car and arrest of a suspect.
Kolton Bannister was taken to the Kona police cellblock as Area II Criminal Investigations Section detectives continued to investigate.
Bannister was charged at 10 a.m. Wednesday with unauthorized control of a propelled vehicle, burglary, unauthorized possession of personal confidential information, and two accounts of theft.
Police set Bannisters bail at $6,750. He remains at the cellblock awaiting his initial court appearance, set for Thursday.