Police Nab Second Suspect in Stolen Vehicle Case
A second Captain Cook man has been charged in connection with the theft of a 2004 Audi sedan from a locked garage at a Kailua-Kona home last week.
The second suspect has been charged with multiple offenses.
On Sept. 27, the Audi was stolen from a home on the 73-4300 block of Halemau Street. Other items were also taken during the incident, according to the Hawai’i Police Department.
Police arrested 21-year-old Kolton Bannister of Captain Cook for the incident last week. He was charged with unauthorized control of a propelled vehicle, burglary, unauthorized possession of personal confidential information, and two counts of theft.
Kona Patrol officers located a second suspect on Monday.
Dyllan Paulo-Leslie, 25, was arrested on suspicion of unauthorized control of a propelled vehicle.
Paulo-Leslie was taken to the Kona police cellblock while Area II Criminal Investigations Section detectives continued to investigate.
On Tuesday morning, Paulo-Leslie was charged with burglary, unauthorized control of a propelled vehicle, unauthorized possession of personal confidential information, theft/forgery of a credit card, fraudulent use of a credit card, two counts of forgery, and five counts of theft.
Paulo-Leslie’s bail was set at $23,500. He remains at the cellblock awaiting his initial court appearance, set for Wednesday.
HPD advises the public to remove items from their vehicles that contain personal information, especially information that could lead to unauthorized access to bank accounts.