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Puna Man Faces Charges in Connection to Stolen Vehicle from Beach Park

December 9, 2021, 10:22 AM HST
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A Puna man is facing theft charges after being allegedly stealing a Toyota Prius from Kehena Beach Park on Dec. 2.

Twenty-five-year-old Sateki Nisa faces charges of second-degree theft and first-degree unauthorized control of a propelled vehicle in connection to the incident. He is scheduled to for an initial appearance in Hilo District Court today, Dec. 9.

Nisa remains in custody in lieu of $20,000 bail.

At the time of the alleged offenses, Nisa was pending revocation of an unrelated probation matter, two outstanding District Court nonappearance offenses, and a traffic matter, according to court records.

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