Posts Tagged ‘ Hawaii County Police ’

Police Commission Letter Names Arresting Officer in State v. Harris

Police Commission Letter Names Arresting Officer in State v. Harris

Hawaii News Daily has obtained a copy of a 2007 letter written by the Chairman of the Hawaii County Police Commission, that raises questions about the character of the arresting officer in the case of State v. Nancy Harris. Addressed to former Hawai`i County Police Chief Lawrence K. Mahuna, the letter concerns a series of allegations...
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Updated: Blogger Says Hawaii County Police Officers Beat Him For Filming Them From Across the Street

Big Island reporter and blogger Damon Tucker was severely beaten by police and arrested for “hindering a government operation” Friday night while taking pictures from a public sidewalk outside a concert he was covering in Pahoa. According to a post on his popular Damon Tucker’s Blog, “the police have now confiscated my camera and cell phone as well as...
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Medical Marijuana Patients In Hawaii County Are Under Attack

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Medical Marijuana Patients In Hawaii County Are Under Attack

Police take 1 1/2 hours to respond to a 911 call for help, then blame the patient On December 28, 2010, in the Hawaiian Acres subdivision, medical marijuana patient Brad Snow caught a man in his yard stealing his medical marijuana plants. He immediately called 911, and was immediately put on hold. Eventually he got...
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