Wanted Wednesday update: Police arrest man for probation violation

Wanted Wednesday update: Police arrest man for probation violation
Christopher Lopes-Keli was arrested on Feb. 6, 2019. (Honolulu Police)

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Honolulu police have arrested a man wanted for violating probation in connection to a 2005 robbery.

According to CrimeStoppers, on July 31, 2005, Christopher Lopes-Keli along with another man approached a group of people on First Street in Pearl City.

“One of the males demanded the victim’s gold necklace then began to punch him. The male then took the victim’s gold necklace and cellular phone and fled the scene,” CrimeStoppers said in a news release.

The suspect was later identified as a Lopes-Keli and he was arrested for second-degree robbery.

After recently violating terms and conditions of probation, a $20,000 cash-only bench warrant was issued for Lopes-Keli.

Police said he was arrested on Feb. 6, 2019.

He has six other prior convictions.

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