EXCLUSIVE: Firefighter arrested for trying to run down cyclists, impersonating cop
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -
Hawaii News Now has learned that a Honolulu firefighter has been arrested on multiple counts of attempted murder.
Police sources say Carlin Jones told arresting officers, he was angry that the three men on bikes were "doing figure eights in the road." Witnesses said Jones drove to the top of Pualei Circle in Waikiki, but then turned around to chase after the cyclists. At the intersection of Leahi Avenue, the police report says, Jones intentional drove toward the men.
Source say he then got out of his truck and allegedly told them he was going to shoot them because he was a cop. He did tell police at the scene that he was a firefighter.
The 34-year old Jones was off-duty when this happened. He was hired by HFD in April of 2012 and is assigned to station 34 in Hawaii Kai.
HFD was not officially notified of his arrest but a spokesman said if our story was true there would be a thorough investigation.