Wanted Wednesday: Police searching for taxi thief who violated probation

Wanted Wednesday: Police searching for taxi thief who violated probation
Adlida Correia, 34, is wanted by police on a $20,000 cash only bench warrant. (Honolulu Police)

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - CrimeStoppers along with Honolulu police are searching for a woman who violated probation in connection to a 2011 theft of a taxi.

According to CrimeStoppers, 34-year-old Adlida Correia is wanted on a $20,000 cash-only bench warrant for violating the conditions of HOPE probation.

Correia was initially tangled up in the law in 2011. Police said on Dec. 8 around 1:15 a.m., Correia summoned a taxi in Waikiki and requested to be dropped of in Waianae.

The taxi driver said he needed to stop and put gas in his tank, and proceeded to a Kapahulu gas station.

When the driver got out of the vehicle and went inside to pay the cashier, police said Correia got behind the wheel, started the vehicle and drove off.

Police were notified and later apprehended Correia in the vehicle in the Kunia area. She was arrested for theft in the second degree, unauthorized control of a vehicle and driving without a valid license.

Her record also includes four prior convictions. She is known to frequent the Waianae area.

She’s described as five-feet-nine inches tall, 191 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.

Anyone who may know of her whereabouts is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 955-8300, or click here.

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