Search for big island fugitive ends in dramatic arrest

By Jade Storms

Hawaii Island police have located 22-year-old Kyson Kaleiwahea, who was wanted on outstanding warrants and for questioning in connection with burglaries in Hilo.

Police located Kaleiwahea Monday afternoon at Price Kuhio Plaza on PuainakĊ Street in Hilo. When he tried to run from officers, he slammed into a glass door at one of the department stores, shattering the glass.

The Volcano resident was booked on three warrants, one for violating probation in a drug case and two for violating probation in burglary cases.

Kaleiwahea's bail was set at $150,000 and he was held at the Hilo police cellblock until his court appearance on Tuesday, April 2.

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