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Police seek witnesses to terroristic threatening incident (correction) 11-12-13

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area I
Lieutenant Gregory Esteban
Phone: 961-2252
Report No. C13030313


Media Release (corrects location of incident in 2nd and 3rd paragraphs)

Hawaiʻi Island police have initiated a first-degree terroristic threatening case in connection with a confrontation early Monday morning in Kalapana.

The incident occurred in the Seaview Estates subdivision at 3 a.m. Monday (November 11).

A vehicle was reportedly driving recklessly in the park at the entrance to the subdivision and then pulled in front of a home on Kaliki Kai Street, where the victim, a 59-year-old Kalapana woman, confronted the occupants. The victim was reportedly struck by propelled objects, which hit her in the arm and hand. Fire Department rescue personnel treated her at the scene for her injuries.

Police ask anyone who has information about the vehicle or its occupants to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311 or contact Detective Todd Pataray at 961-2382 or tpataray@co.hawaii.hi.us.

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. Crime Stoppers is a volunteer program run by ordinary citizens who want to keep their community safe. Crime Stoppers doesn’t record calls or subscribe to caller ID. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.