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Monday, July 9, 2007 at 05:00 PM

Hawaii Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area II
Lieutenant Robert Wagner
Phone: 326-4646, ext. 266
July 8, 2007
Report No. C07021628

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Vicky Kim mug shot

Vicky Kim
Charged with terroristic threatening

Media Release (update)

A woman arrested and charged Saturday (July 7) in connection with a bomb threat has posted bail and been released from police custody.

Vicky Kyung Mi Kim, 46, of California was arrested Saturday at Keahole International Airport after police responded to 12:30 p.m. report of a bomb threat. Because of the threat that a bomb was aboard a plane, the passengers and their luggage were unloaded from the plane and screened again.

Kim was charged with first-degree terroristic threatening and her bail was set at $1,000.

Police released the woman at 12:45 p.m. Sunday after she posted bail.

Police ask anyone with additional information about the case to call Detective David Araki of the Area II Criminal Investigations Section at 326-4646, extension 283, or the Police Department’s non-emergency number at 935-3311.

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 329-8181 in Kona or 961-8300 in Hilo. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.