Honaunau man charged in hotel burglary

Honaunau man charged in hotel burglary

KONA, HAWAII (HawaiiNewsNow) - Elijah Prevetz-Lafayette, who was seen jumping from balconies in a Kona hotel, Tuesday morning has been charged with burglary.

Police say the 29-year-old broke into a hotel room on Ali'i Drive at about 5:30 a.m. and grabbed three bags.

A woman staying in the room got the bags back after a struggle on the lanai.

Prevetz-Lafayette then jumped into another balcony, broke into another room where he was caught and held down

His bail is set at $37,000.

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