Warrant Sweep Operation Yields 7 Arrests

April 27, 2021, 2:36 PM HST
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Seven individuals wanted on a total of 11 outstanding warrants were taken into custody after a warrant sweep operation in South Kohala.

The joint-agency operation, which included various units within the Hawai’i Police Department and the United States Marshals Service, took place on April 19. The suspects taken into custody were wanted for a range of crimes including terroristic threatening, criminal property theft, and promotion of a dangerous drug.

“The team strategically gathered information on the whereabouts and locations frequented by the offenders and during the course of the day, apprehended seven individuals, for five felony warrants, four criminal contempt warrants, and two failure-to-appear warrants with their combined bail totaling $25,650,” an HPD press release stated.

Arrested during the dual-agency project were; Kenson Kimi, Isaac Paulino-Pawai, Kauahauoli Mailolo-Sears, Marjorie Bento, Sarah Batalona, Mana Garmon-Pagan and Franszell Soares.

Police ask anyone with any information relative to the whereabouts of other wanted fugitives to call the police department’s non-emergency line at 808-935-3311, or contact South Kohala Patrol Sergeant Thomas Chun-Ming, via email at [email protected] or by phone 808-887-3080.

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