Puna Shooting Update 12-28-01

HAWAII COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
HILO CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION SECTION
CAPTAIN JAMES DAY
PHONE: 961-2255
DECEMBER 28, 2001

MEDIA RELEASE UPDATE

Hawaii County Police Department continues to investigate the officer involved shooting of Santiago Vasquez which occurred on December 22, 2001.

Three of the four individuals who were arrested on December 27, 2001, after the service of a search warrant on their residence on Kupono Street in Leilani Estates have been charged for the following offenses:

  • Leroy K. Kahee, M-46, for Burglary, Assault (2 counts), Promoting a Detrimental Drug. Bail for all charges is $9,100.
  • Yvonne M. Samson, F-49, for Burglary, Assault, Promoting a Detrimental Drug, Drug Paraphernalia. Bail for all charges is $3,600.
  • Kawika B. Kahee, M-18, for Burglary, Assault. Bail for all charges is $2,500.

Keola m. Kahee, M-20, was released pending further investigation for Burglary and Assault.

The criminal and internal affairs investigations are still continuing.

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