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Bail Denied for Kona Man Charged With Attempted Murder

January 5, 2022, 4:01 PM HST
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Bail was denied for a Kona man charged with attempted murder in connection with a domestic abuse incident last month.

Hawai‘i County Prosecuting Attorney Kelden Waltjen announced Wednesday that Kona Circuit Court Judge Wendy DeWeese granted a motion made by prosecutors to detain 53-year-old Glendon Nakata without bail pending his jury trial scheduled for April 5.

Nakata is charged with second-degree attempted murder, kidnapping, first-degree terroristic threatening and two counts of felony abuse of family or household member in connection with a domestic abuse incident that happened Dec. 3, 2021.

DeWeese found there is a serious risk that Nakata will injure or intimidate and poses a danger to a prospective witness in the case based on testimony, exhibits received into evidence and arguments by counsel during a hearing Tuesday, Jan. 4.

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