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Man charged for alleged joyride through Waikiki

  • NANEA KALANI/NKALANI@STARADVERTISER.COMPolice were looking for a suspect who drove an allegedly stolen truck through coconut trees onto Waikiki Beach early this morning and jumped into the ocean.
    NANEA KALANI/NKALANI@STARADVERTISER.COM
    Police were looking for a suspect who drove an allegedly stolen truck through coconut trees onto Waikiki Beach early this morning and jumped into the ocean.

Police have charged the 43-year-old man who allegedly drove a stolen dump truck through Waikiki, hitting two marked Hono­lulu police cars before he tried to escape into the ocean Sunday morning.

Allen Pitts, who does not have local address, was charged Monday with unauthorized control of a propelled vehicle and two counts of first-degree criminal property damage. Pitts was being held in lieu of $75,000 bail.

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