Woman charged for driving stolen car 10-24-12

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area I
Lieutenant Gregory Esteban
Phone: 961-2252
Report No. C12028006


Media Release

Police have charged a 28-year-old Hilo woman for allegedly driving a stolen vehicle.

Sasha Leinani Shelly Soares was arrested in Nanawale Estates in Puna on Sunday (October 21) after she was seen operating a Jeep Wrangler that was reported stolen during a burglary in Kailua-Kona on October 17.

After conferring with prosecutors, detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigations Section charged Soares at 4:35 p.m. Tuesday with one count of unauthorized control of a propelled vehicle. Her bail was set at $10,000.

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