Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area I
Lieutenant Gregory Esteban
Report No. C12026817
Media Release (update)
Hawaiʻi County police have charged a second suspect in connection with a robbery in Hilo in May.
Chassity-Ann Aiu-Horie was charged at 1 p.m. Tuesday (December 4) with first-degree robbery, first-degree assault and second-degree theft. Her bail was set at $17,000.
On October 5, a 68-year-old Hilo man reported to police that on May 25, as he was transporting a couple to a location in Hilo around 1 a.m., he was assaulted and his wallet was stolen.
The victim sustained a serious head injury and was transferred to Oahu for treatment. He reported the incident to police upon his return to the Big Island.
Another suspect, 26-year-old Timothy “Timmy” Russ Southern Jr., was charged with the same offenses last week.