Robbery Suspect Vehicle Found/Surveillance Photo
Maui Police recovered a vehicle matching the description of the one used by a man who fled the scene of a robbery in Kahului yesterday. The vehicle was found in an HC&S Sugar cane field in Kahului between Pulehu and Hansen Roads.
A further investigation revealed the 2008 Chevy Colorado pickup truck was stolen from Jim Falk Motors in Kahului on Saturday night (December 27th, 2008) sometime between 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. The vehicle is being processed for evidence at the Wailuku Police Station. The robbery incident was reported at 6:24 a.m. at Pacific Fish Market on Hoohana Street.
Police say the man entered the business, demanded money and fired two shots into a glass jewelry case before fleeing with approximately $600 in cash, and an unknown amount of jewelry. He is described as approximately 6 feet tall, 200 pounds, wearing a camouflage army jacket and blue pants. Maui Police have also released a photo of the suspect, which was taken by the store’s surveillance camera.
Anyone with information should call the Maui Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Divison at 244-6425 or Crimestoppers.
(Updated: 4:21 p.m. Monday, December 29, 2008 by Wendy Osher)