2 suspects charged in violent Hawaii Island home invasion
KONA, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Big Island Police have now charged two men after a violent home invasion in South Kona.
It happened two days after Christmas around 1 p.m. Police arrested 23-year-old Jerome Kahoalii-Heath and 27-year-old Ioane Asagra on Wednesday.
They face a slew of burglary, robbery, terroristic threatening and other charges.
They say the two struck three people in the head with a weapon after they forced their way into a home, demanding drugs and money.
Officers arrested Kahoalii-Heath and another woman in a stolen vehicle following a pursuit and crash on Lako Street, while Asagra turned himself in shortly thereafter.
An AR-15 and semi-automatic pistol were also recovered.
Both are being held on $500,000 bail each. An investigation is ongoing.
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