For Wednesday, January 26, 2011
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Jan 26, 2011
A fire caused $100,000 in damage to a garage workshop in Lanikai yesterday morning.
Firefighters responded to a blaze on Mokulua Drive at 11:30 a.m. and had the fire under control by 11:47, said fire Capt. Robert Main. The owner was in the house at the time and was alerted to the fire by neighbors; the garage is not attached to the dwelling, and no one was injured, he said.
Police are investigating allegations that a 66-year-old man sexually assaulted a 7-year-old girl Monday in Waipahu. Police have opened a first-degree sexual assault case but have not yet arrested the man.
A 46-year-old man who fell while working on a tree Saturday has died.
The Medical Examiner's Office has identified the man as Victorio T. Ulep of Honolulu. Ulep was trimming trees when his harness broke just before 8:26 a.m. Saturday off Nuuanu Pali Drive, and he fell about 50 feet, an Emergency Medical Services spokesman said. He was taken to the Queen's Medical Center, where he died later Saturday.
|Glenn W. Botelho Jr.|
U.S. marshal deputies apprehended a man in Wahiawa yesterday on suspicion of failing to register as a sex offender.
Glenn W. Botelho Jr. agreed to meet authorities at the Wahiawa police substation at 10:20 a.m. and was arrested.
Botelho was convicted in April 2000 in U.S. District Court in Hawaii of one count of abusive sexual contact with a person under the age of 12. After serving six years, Botelho was released on probation. One condition of his release was to register for life as a convicted sex offender, which he has failed to do since 2008, the U.S. Marshals Service said. Marshals investigated him after learning of his noncompliance and pursued a federal grand jury arrest warrant on Thursday. He is now at the federal detention center.
Police identified the 17-year-old driver who died in a fatal car crash in Kauai on Sunday as Corbin Reynolds.
At about 1 a.m., Reynolds, of Kekaha, was driving westbound in a Toyota pickup truck on Kaumualii Highway near Manu Road when he crossed the center line and struck a guardrail. Police said he was thrown from the truck and died at the scene.
His 17-year-old passenger was transported to Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital in serious condition. He has since been discharged.