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Captain Cook Man Charged in Stolen Audi Case

September 30, 2015, 2:20 PM HST
* Updated September 30, 2:23 PM
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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.

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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.

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Police set Bannisters bail at $6,750. He remains at the cellblock awaiting his initial court appearance, set for Thursday.

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