Hilo man arrested following alleged domestic incident involving teen
A Hilo man was arrested following a reported domestic-related incident that occurred at a residence in Hilo late Friday night.
Hawai‘i police were called the apartment complex, located on the 400 block of Waianuenue Avenue, shortly after 11:30 p.m. The teenaged victim reported that she had been involved in a violent altercation with her relative, 44-year-old Jacob Walter Umemoto, earlier in the night at a residence on Ho‘okina Place in Hilo.
The teen did not require medical attention.
On Saturday morning, Umemoto was arrested without incident at a residence on Ho‘okina Place. Charges haven’t filed with the prosecutor’s office.
HPD didn’t provide a photo of Umemoto.
The Area I Juvenile Aid Section is continuing this investigation. Anyone who may have information regarding this incident is asked to contact the police department’s non-emergency number at 808-935-3311.