Kona Man Charged in Robbery Investigation

January 24, 2022, 11:00 AM HST
* Updated January 24, 10:53 AM
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A 26-year-old man wanted in connection with a Kona robbery that took place in December turned himself in to police on Jan. 10, the Hawaii Police Department reported.

Hauoli Vickery was charged with one count of robbery in the second-degree, one count of identity theft in the third-degree, one count of theft in the third-degree, and two counts of fraudulent use of a credit card. His bail was set at $12,000 and he made his initial court appearance on Jan. 12 at Kona District Court.

On Sunday, Dec. 19, 2021, at 7:45 p.m., Kona patrol officers responded to the 75-6000 block of Ali‘i Drive after a 25-year-old Colorado man reported that he was struck in the head by an unknown male who stole his cellular phone and wallet.

Detectives with the Area II Criminal Investigation Section determined that Vickery was the unknown male responsible for this incident.

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