Hawai’i Police Department
Traffic Enforcement Unit
Sergeant Christopher D. Gali
February 25, 2010
Report No. C10005681
…charged in fatal crash
Media Release (update with photo)
Police traffic investigators have charged 21-year-old Joseph Edgar Jr. of Kealakekua with negligent homicide in the first degree, two counts of negligent injury, operating a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant and reckless driving in connection with a two-vehicle crash Tuesday (February 23) on Queen Ka’ahumanu Highway at the 88-mile marker in North Kona.
Edgar was charged at 10:22 p.m. Wednesday (February 24) and his bail was set at $102,000.
He is being held at the Kona police cellblock.