Man arrested at Wheeler Army Airfield on suspicion of sex assault

Man arrested at Wheeler Army Airfield on suspicion of sex assault
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WAHIAWA, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A 24-year-old man has been charged for allegedly sexually assaulting a 23-year-old woman, Honolulu police said.

Police said the woman reported that the incident happened on Sunday around 3:30 a.m.

Officers later arrested Walter Butler at Wheeler Army Airfield on Tuesday for three counts of first-degree sex assault and one count of third-degree theft.

The Army's Lt. Col. Kellogg said Butler is assigned to the 25th Infantry Division's 25th Combat Aviation Brigade at Wheeler Army Airfield.

His bail has been set at $500,000. He is due back in court Monday.

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