Kahului Armed Robbery Among 14 Vehicle Thefts – Dec. 25 to 31, 2011
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.
The types of vehicles taken include: 2 Toyota Hilux, 2 Toyota Corolla, and a variety of other vehicles.
A complete run-down of incidents is listed below:
- Friday, 12/30/11, 6:13 a.m.: hana Highway at Emi Garage. 1998 Tan Toyota Corolla. RECOVERED.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Wednesday, 12/28/11, 5:12 p.m.: Napilihau Street at the Napili Plaza Market. 2008 Orange and White RHON GTX Moped. VIN: L4YTAAB57
- Saturday, 12/31/11, 4:29 a.m.: Mapu Place. 1997 White Ford F250. RECOVERED.
- 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.