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Recent Crime News
Thursday Jul 16 | via The Honolulu Advertiser
A 37-year-old North Kohala man who was holed up in his home Monday night and Tuesday following a domestic disturbance and allegedly shot a woman and police officer is scheduled to appear in Kona District Court on Friday on 22 charges, including first degree attempted murder. On Thursday, Macdon D. Thromman of Kapaau was charged with three counts of first-degree attempted murder, one count of attempted second-degree murder, nine counts of first-degree terroristic threatening, one count of first-degree assault, two counts of second-degree assault, two firearms offenses and one count each of felony abuse of a family member, kidnapping, endangering the welfare of a minor and reckless endangering. Comment?
Thursday Jul 9 | via West Hawaii Today
Hawaii County Finance Director Deanna Sako was cleared Wednesday of any wrongdoing in Mayor Billy Kenoi's misuse of his county-issued credit card, while the county Board of Ethics reopened a case against Kenoi that it had deferred pending an investigation by the state attorney general. The Ethics Board is now in disagreement over whether it should continue its investigation into Kenoi's pCard use or wait for Attorney General Doug Chin to complete his criminal investigation. Comment?
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