01-30-17 Second suspect arrested in connection with stolen car that crashed

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area I
Lieutenant Gregory Esteban
Phone: 961-2252
Report No. C17002533


Media Release

A second suspect has been arrested in connection with a stolen Nissan 370Z that was involved in a one-car crash last week in Ainaloa.

Twenty-one-year-old Arnold B. J. Fernandez of Volcano was arrested at 6 p.m. Friday and charged with unauthorized control of a propelled vehicle. He was also charged with second-degree burglary for a break-in at an automobile repair shop in Hilo, where bananas were stolen on January 25, and with attempted second-degree burglary for an attempted break-in at a store in Mountain View that same day.

His bail was set at $6,000. He was held at the Hilo police cellblock pending his initial court appearance on Monday (January 30).

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