Man Arrested for Banana Burglary, Break-Ins

January 30, 2017, 12:52 PM HST
* Updated January 30, 1:19 PM
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Arnold B. J. Fernandez. HPD photo.

A second suspect has been arrested in connection with a stolen Nissan 370Z that was involved in a one-car crash last week in Ainaloa.

Arnold B. J. Fernandez, 21, of Volcano was arrested at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, and charged with unauthorized control of a propelled vehicle.

He was also charged with second-degree burglary for a break-in at an automobile repair shop in Hilo, where bananas were stolen on Jan. 25, and with attempted second-degree burglary for an attempted break-in at a store in Mountain View that same day.

His bail was set at $6,000. He was held at the Hilo police cellblock pending his initial court appearance on Monday, Jan. 30.

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