Hawaii Island man charged with multiple counts of sexual assault

Temaurai Border
Temaurai Border(Hawaii County Police Department)
Published: Aug. 31, 2021 at 5:45 AM HST

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A Hilo man has been charged with multiple counts of sexual assault related to offenses that occurred between May and August of this year.

Officials said 23-year-old Temaurai Border was charged with four counts of first-degree sexual assault, one count of first-degree attempted sexual assualt and a count of sexual assault in the third degree.

According to court documents, the victim was a teenager.

Sexual assault and attempted sexual assault in the first degree are class A felonies, carrying a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison.

Prosecutors said Border was denied supervised release and his bail is set at $160,000.

He is expected to appear in court for a preliminary hearing on Wednesday.

This story will be updated.

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