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Ka’u stabbing (update) 02-15-12

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area II
Lieutenant Gerald Wike
Phone: 326-4646, Ext. 266
Report No. C12004328

Media Release (update)

Big Island police have charged 35-year-old Biti Biti Jr. of Ocean View in connection with a stabbing Monday evening (February 13) at a convenience store at the Ocean View Town Center.

At 1 p.m. Wednesday (February 15), Biti was charged with second-degree assault, driving under the influence and driving without a license. His bail was set at $6,500.

Biti remains at the Kona police cellblock pending his initial court appearance scheduled for Thursday (February 16).

The victim, a 44-year-old Ocean View man, was released from Kona Community Hospital Wednesday after receiving treatment for his injuries.