02-03-20 Police Project Downtown results in citations and an arrest

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Hilo Patrol, Area I
Captain Kenneth A. K. Quiocho
Phone: (808) 961-2214
Report No. 20-008647

Media Release

Hawaiʻi Island Police are continuing law enforcement efforts in the downtown area of Hilo, specifically targeting areas of concern raised by the community.
The projects address locations such as downtown Hilo, Hilo Bay Front, several of the county and state parks, Hilo Bay Front Soccer Field, Carvalho Park, and the Hilo Bay Front Canoe Landing.
Working in tandem with the Department of Land and Natural Resource, DOCARE officers, Hawaiʻi Police issued eight citations for offenses that include; violation of park hours, traffic-related offenses with vehicles parked in the vicinity, and one offender was cited for a drug offense by DOCARE officers.
Police also arrested 40-year-old Ronnell Derosa for open lewdness after he was observed urinating on Wainuenue Avenue by the sidewalk area.



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