Hawaii Island officers arrest 2 people after driver allegedly rams into police vehicles

Officers blocked the car from the front and back, but the driver rammed into both police SUVs.
Officers blocked the car from the front and back, but the driver rammed into both police SUVs.(Instagram: @_DOSUM10_)
Published: Jan. 22, 2022 at 11:01 AM HST|Updated: Jan. 22, 2022 at 12:27 PM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Hawaii County officers arrested two people Friday morning after police said a driver rammed into their vehicles.

Authorities said the incident happened around 10:20 a.m. at the Orchidland Minit Stop when two officers noticed a suspicious unoccupied car.

While the officers were inspecting the suspected stolen vehicle, 23-year-old Kade Kapika-Overturf allegedly ran out of the convenience store, jumped into the vehicle and attempted to flee the scene.

Police said he crashed into two police subsidized SUVs that were parked in front and behind.

Hawaii County Police Department said neither officer was hurt during the incident.

Police said one of the officers was eventually able to open the rear driver side door in an attempt to stop the suspect.

Upon entering the car, police said they discovered 26-year-old Shayla Kamahele hiding in the back passenger seat.

Kapika-Overturf was arrested and charged for a probation revocation warrant and arrested on two counts of criminal property damage. Kamahele was arrested and charged for contempt of court warrant and arrested for hindering prosecution.

Both remain in police custody pending further investigation.

Officials said the Honda sedan was spray painted black, had a broken windshield, no front license plate, and had an expired safety check and weight tax.

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