Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area I
Lieutenant Gregory Esteban
Report No. C13030102
A Hilo man is in jail after being arrested in connection with a stolen car.
Last Friday (November 8) police responded to an 8:20 a.m. report that a 2011 Honda Fit sedan had been taken from outside a convenience store in Laupāhoehoe.
Police investigation led the identity of a suspect, 39-year-old Franklin Enos of Hilo. He was located at Laupāhoehoe Point on Tuesday (November 12) and arrested at 3:55 p.m. Police also recovered the Honda.
Enos was taken to the Hilo police cellblock while detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigations Section continued the investigation.
At 2:10 p.m. Thursday, Enos was charged with unauthorized control of a propelled vehicle. His bail on that offense was set at $10,000. He was also charged with two counts of discharge of sureties in connection with previous offenses.
He was taken to Hawaiʻi Community Correctional Center and was scheduled to make his initial court appearance on Friday (November 15).