Illegal animal confiscated in Kaneohe

Sugar Glider
Sugar Glider

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Honolulu police confiscated an illegal animal from a Kaneohe home on Monday.

The Sugar Glider is a marsupial originally found in Australia, Indonesia and New Guinea.

The animal is a threat to the islands because it can carry rabies.

Officials offered the homeowner amnesty.

HPD is holding a press conference Wednesday afternoon.

We'll have more details on this story tonight on Hawaii News Now beginning at 5 p.m.

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