11-17-15 Brandon Paulino-Pawai located and arrested

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area I
Lieutenant Gregory Esteban
Phone: 961-2252
Report No. C15033505

Media Release (update)

Hawaiʻi Island police have located 26-year-old Brandon K. Paulino-Pawai of Hilo, who was wanted on warrants for contempt of court and violating terms of a deferred plea.

Paulino-Pawai was arrested Saturday morning following a burglary on Iolani Street in Hilo. He was charged with first-degree burglary, contempt of court and violating terms of a deferred plea. His bail was set at $15,250.

Also arrested in connection with the burglary were 19-year-old Scott Vasconcellos-Rego of Waimea and 23-year-old Ross Macariola of Waimea.

Macariola was released without charges pending further investigation.

Vasconcellos-Rego was charged with first-degree burglary and an unrelated contempt of court. His bail was set at $5,150.

Paulino-Pawai and Vasconcellos-Rego were held at the Hilo police cellblock until their initial court appearance on Monday (November 16).

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