Kona fatality update

Hawai’i Police Department
Traffic Enforcement Unit
Sergeant Christopher D. Gali
Phone: 961-2332
May 24, 2010
Report No. C10014014

Media Release

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.



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