Puna man charged in connection with January kidnapping
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Puna man charged in connection with January kidnapping

  • COURTESY HAWAII COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT

    Timothy Wayne Torres

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Hawaii island police have arrested and charged a 42-year-old Puna man in connection with a domestic violence related kidnapping incident that occurred in January.

Patrol officers arrested Timothy Wayne Torres at 2:15 p.m. on Saturday in Puna, according to police. He was charged with misdemeanor and felony abuse of a family or household member, kidnapping and first degree terroristic threatening in connection with an incident reported on Jan. 20

Torres is being held at the Hilo cellblock in lieu of $55,000 bail pending his initial court appearance in South Hilo District Court scheduled for this afternoon.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Matthew Kaaihue of the Juvenile Aid Section at 961-8883 or Matthew.Kaaihue@hawaiicounty.gov.

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