09-10-15 Hilo Kamehameha statue spear theft (update No. 2)

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area I
Lieutenant Gregory Esteban
Phone: 961-2252
Report No. C15026260


Media Release (update No. 2)

Hawaiʻi Island police have arrested a former Oahu man in connection with a spear that was stolen from the King Kamehameha statue in Hilo on Tuesday (September 8).

William Roy Carroll, 31, who has no permanent address, was arrested in Hilo at 3 p.m. Thursday (September 10) on suspicion of second-degree theft and second-degree criminal property damage. He was also arrested on suspicion of third-degree theft in connection with a pipe and chain that were taken from a nearby used car lot.

He is being held at the Hilo police cellblock while detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigations Section continue the investigation.

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