Crime Statistics

Kahului Armed Robbery Among 14 Vehicle Thefts – Dec. 25 to 31, 2011

January 5, 2012, 9:51 PM HST
* Updated January 5, 9:53 PM
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Maui Police Department. Courtesy Photo.

By Wendy Osher

There were 14 vehicle thefts on Maui in the seven day period between December 25 and 31, 2011.

The list includes an armed firearm robbery of a vehicle in Kahului the day after Christmas.  The incident was reported at 9:40 p.m. on Kuhuoi Street and involved the theft of a 2004 Silver Toyota Tacoma.  The vehicle has since been recovered.

There were a total of four vehicle thefts in Kahului; three thefts each in Lahaina and Kihei; and one incident each in Haiku, Napili, Wailea, and Wailuku.

Six of the stolen vehicles have since been recovered.

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The types of vehicles taken include: 2 Toyota Hilux, 2 Toyota Corolla, and a variety of other vehicles.

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A complete run-down of incidents is listed below:

Haiku:

  • Friday, 12/30/11, 6:13 a.m.:  hana Highway at Emi Garage.  1998 Tan Toyota Corolla. RECOVERED.

Kahului:

  • Monday, 12/26/11, 8:45 a.m.:  Lalo Street fronting Grafix Screen Printing.  1982 Red Toyota Hilux.  MWD554.
  • Monday, 12/26/11, 9:40 p.m.:  Kuhuoi Street.  2004 Silver Toyota Tacoma.  RECOVERED.
  • Thursday, 12/29/11, 11:10 a.m.:  Naholo Circle:  1991 White Toyota Hilux.  MGW969.
  • Saturday, 12/31/11, 12:30 p.m.:  East Kamehameha Avenue at Safeway in Kahului.  2004 White Chevy Cavalier.  NPD359.
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Kihei:

  • Sunday, 12/25/11, 1 a.m.:  South Kihei Road at Paradise Gardens Apartments.  1995 White Honda Accord.  MPF506.
  • Tuesday, 12/27/11, 7:30 p.m.:  South Kihei Road at Leilani Road.  2001 White Dodge two-door station wagon.  RECOVERED.
  • Tuesday, 12/27/11, 8:30 p.m.:  South Kihei Road at the Maui Sunset.  2011 Red Sanyang Moped.  M05882.

Lahaina:

  • Wednesday, 12/28/11, 10:58 a.m.:  Kuialua Place.  2000 Gray Honda Odyssey.  RECOVERED.
  • Wednesday, 12/28/11, 7 p.m.:  Front Street near Prison Street.  1990 Silver Nissan Sentra.  RECOVERED.
  • Friday, 12/30/11, 11:30 p.m.:  Lokia Street.  1989 Silver Toyota Corolla.  MXV261.

Napili:

  • Wednesday, 12/28/11, 5:12 p.m.:  Napilihau Street at the Napili Plaza Market.  2008 Orange and White RHON GTX Moped.  VIN: L4YTAAB57

Wailea:

  • Saturday, 12/31/11, 4:29 a.m.:  Mapu Place.  1997 White Ford F250. RECOVERED.

Wailuku:

  • Wednesday, 12/28/11, 10 p.m.:  North Market Street.  1992 White Honda Civic.  CX753.

*** The information is provided as a service to the public, as a way to heighten community awareness of police response in respective communities.

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