Man caught after fleeing from police at Hilo mall


Hawaii Island police have located 22-year-old Kyson Kaleiwahea of Volcano, who was wanted on outstanding warrants and for questioning in connection with burglaries in Hilo.

Police located Kaleiwahea Monday afternoon at a shopping plaza on Puainako Street in Hilo. As he tried to run from officers, he slammed into a glass door at a department store and cracked the glass, police said.

Kaleiwahea was arrested on three warrants, one for violating probation in a drug case and two for violating probation in burglary cases. His bail was set at $150,000.

He was also arrested on suspicion of third-degree criminal property damage but was not charged pending further investigation.

Kaleiwahea was being held at the Hilo police cellblock.

 

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