POSTED: 6:27 p.m. HST, Apr 20, 2012
LAST UPDATED: 3:47 a.m. HST, Apr 21, 2012
Hawaii County police charged 43-year-old Jeffrey Robert Perkins with allegedly stabbing three people at a Kapoho house Wednesday night.
Perkins of Kapoho, who was arrested Wednesday, was charged with one count of first-degree assault and seven counts of second-degree assault. His bail was set at $19,000.
On Wednesday, patrol officers went to a house near the 7-mile marker on Route 132 and found a 28-year-old man with a severe head wound and cuts, a 25-year-old woman with a severe cut to her upper body and a 45-year-old woman with a minor injury.
The man and younger woman were taken to the Hilo Medical Center where they underwent surgery and were released today.