Kona man arrested in truck theft 10-02-13

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area II
Lieutenant Gerald Wike
Phone: 326-4646, Ext. 266
Report No. C13026264

 

Media Release

A Kona man has been charged with two offenses in connection with the theft of a pickup truck from Kona International Airport at Keāhole.

Sometime over the weekend (September 28-29), a 2004 Toyota Tacoma was removed from a parking area at the airport.

Kona patrol officers located the truck Monday (September 30) down an embankment off Koloko Drive. Investigation led to the arrest of 21-year-old Colvin Gaspar of Kailua-Kona. He was taken to the Kona police cellblock while detectives from the Area II Criminal Investigations Section continued the investigation.

On Tuesday (October 1), detectives charged Gaspar with unauthorized control of a propelled vehicle and second-degree theft. His bail was set at $20,000. He remained at the cellblock until his initial court appearance Wednesday (October 2).


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