Hawai’i Police Department
Traffic Enforcement Unit
Sergeant Christopher D. Gali
May 24, 2010
Report No. C10014014
After conferring with prosecutors, police released the driver and passenger involved in a motor vehicle/motorcycle crash that occurred on Sunday (May 23) in North Kona.
On Sunday, the driver, 31-year-old Rance Rapozo of Kailua-Kona, was arrested on suspicion of negligent homicide, accident involving death or serious bodily injury, operating a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant and consuming/possessing intoxicating liquor while operating a motor vehicle. His passenger, 26-year-old David Bandalan of Kailua-Kona, was arrested on suspicion of accident involving death or serious bodily injury and consuming/possessing intoxicating liquor while a passenger in a motor vehicle.
Both men were released Monday pending further investigation.
Officers from the Traffic Enforcement Unit are continuing the investigation.