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Puna Man Charged in Connection to Terroristic Threatening Incident in Hilo Target Parking Lot

December 14, 2021, 3:06 PM HST
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A Hilo District Court judge denied bail for a Puna man accused of a terroristic threatening incident involving a gun within the parking lot of the Hilo Target store.

According to a press release from the Hawaiʻi County Office of the Prosecuting Attorney, 65-year-old Daniel Robertson is being held on bail of $80,000 on charges of first-degree terroristic threatening; place to keep pistol or revolver; carrying or possessing a loaded firearm on a public highway; manufacturing, purchasing or obtaining firearm parts to assemble a firearm having no serial number; and third-degree promotion of a dangerous drug.

On Monday, Dec. 13, Robertson made his initial appearance in Hilo District Court. Judge Jeffrey Hawk, denied Robertson’s request for supervised release or a bail reduction, maintained his bail at $80,000, and ordered that he appear for his preliminary hearing on Dec. 15 in Hilo District Court.

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