Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area II
Lieutenant Gerald Wike
Phone: 326-4646, Ext. 266
Report No. C13024618
A Captain Cook woman is in police custody in connection with the theft of a car from Kealakekua.
The Acura Legend sedan was removed from Māmalahoa Bypass Road on September 12.
Police investigation led to the arrest Wednesday afternoon (October 2) of 22-year-old Randi-Keli Banagan, who was already in custody at the Kona police cellblock on a contempt of court charge.
Criminal Investigations Section detectives charged her at 1:05 p.m. Thursday with unauthorized control of a propelled vehicle. Her bail was set at $2,000. She remains at the cellblock pending her court appearance scheduled for Friday (October 4).