HILO, BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) - Man accused of ramming a Hawaii County Police officer's patrol car, breaking his hand is charged with multiple felonies.
20-year old Draven Torres-Souza was driving a car early Monday morning near Lihiway Street as police in Hilo were trying to pull him over. He allegedly took off, ramming the patrol car in the process. The collision broke the hand of one of the officers.
Later that morning, police went to find Torres-Souza. They were to a house on East Kahaopea Street in Hilo when Torres-Souza again, reportedly resisted. Another man, 22-year old Joshua Domen also allegedly started fighting with police.
Sources say, two more officers had minor injuries in the scuffle, but they did not require medical treatment.
Torres-Souza is charged with resisting arrest, three counts of assaulting a police officer, criminal property damage, driving without a license, and leaving the scene of an accident. His bail is $67,000.
Domen was charged with hindering prosecution. His bail is $2,000.