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Suspect in armed home invasion makes initial court appearance

James Kaleopa'a. Photo courtesy: Honolulu Star-Advertiser. James Kaleopa'a. Photo courtesy: Honolulu Star-Advertiser.

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A man accused of flashing a police badge to pull off a home invasion made his initial court appearance on Tuesday.

James Kaleopa'a, 26, is charged with five counts of first-degree robbery, kidnapping, burglary and impersonating a police officer.

According to police, on Aug. 2, Kaleopa'a and three others approached several victims in an Aiea driveway.

They allegedly flashed a gun and badges claiming they were police before getting away with cash and personal property.

The three other suspects are still on the loose.

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