Volcano woman arrested, charged with theft of Honda Civic
A Volcano woman, 26 year-old Bailee Powers, has been arrested and charged in relation to the theft of a Honda Civic that was originally reported stolen on Sept. 7.
The vehicle was taken from the parking area along the shoulder of the intersection of Komohana Street and Puainako extension in Hilo.
Powers is scheduled to make her initial appearance on this afternoon in Hilo
District Court. She remains in custody in lieu of $35,000 bail.
Powers was charged with Theft in the First Degree (obtained or exerted unauthorized control over another person’s motor vehicle, a Honda automobile) and Unauthorized Control of a Propelled Vehicle in the First Degree.
The more serious offense, Theft in the First Degree, is a class B felony offense which carries a penalty of either a ten-year prison term or four years probation and up to eighteen months in jail.