Prosecutors indict Captain Cook man in South Kona hit-and-run case
A 30-year-old man from Captain Cook was indicted by a Kona grand jury last week for a hit-and-run incident on May 13 on Highway 11, near the 110 mile marker and the Manago Hotel in South Kona.
Alec Timpson made his initial appearance in Kona Circuit Court on Tuesday and his trial was set for Nov. 14, 2023.
Timpson posted $7,025 in bail.
He was charged with negligent injury in the first degree, duty to give information and render aid, accidents involving death and serious bodily injury which is a class B felony and carries a penalty of either a 10-year prison term or four years probation and up to 18 months in jail. and accidents involving substantial bodily injury.
Accidents Involving substantial bodily injury and negligent injury in the first degree are both class C felony offenses which carry a penalty of either a five-year prison term or four years probation and up to twelve months in jail.
The charges are merely allegations, and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until
The case was initiated by Kona Patrol. The felony investigation was led by Officer Adam
Roberg, Area II Traffic Enforcement Unit, Hawai‘i Police Department. The case is being prosecuted by Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Kauanoe Jackson.
The Office of the Prosecuting Attorney remains dedicated to the pursuit of justice with
integrity and commitment. Anyone having information to assist local law enforcement should call Crime Stoppers at (808) 961-8300.