Man accused of 4 armed robberies arrested

Joseph Mookini
Joseph Mookini

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - An Oahu man suspected in four armed robberies is now behind bars.

Officers arrested Joseph Mookini outside his Pearl City home on Tuesday.

He's accused of robbing two gas stations along with a Kapahulu mini mart and the 7-Eleven on Waialae Avenue .

Police say he used a handgun in all of them.

Investigators followed up on tips and tracked down the 47-year-old suspect.

"He was arrested by officers. A search warrant was executed on his residence," Sgt. Kim Buffett said. "In fact, when they apprehended him, he was driving a stolen motorcycle so he was also arrested for that."

The heists happened between Nov. 7 and Dec. 3.

Mookini has not yet been charged.

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