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Man arrested on suspicion of assaulting police officer on New Year's Eve

PALOLO, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Honolulu police arrested a 46-year-old man on suspicion of assaulting an officer on New Year’s Eve.

Police said the officer was investigating a fireworks complaint on Waiomao Road around 10:50 p.m. Thursday when the suspect, Chad Dunhour, started challenging the officer while holding an open alcoholic beverage on a public sidewalk.

Dunhour was initially arrested for prohibitions, but he was later arrested for assault of a police officer after he hit the officer while being escorted into the police car.

He was charged Saturday. His bail was set at $20,000.

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