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Suspect arrested in stabbing of taxi cab driver

By Star-Advertiser staff

LAST UPDATED: 02:06 p.m. HST, Jul 24, 2012

Honolulu police arrested a 48-year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder after he allegedly stabbed a taxicab driver with a sharp instrument early this morning in Moiliili.

Paramedics took the 59-year-old cab driver to the hospital in critical condition to the hospital following the 1:45 a.m. incident.

Police said the stabbing happened after the cab driver picked up the suspect in Waikiki. After being taken to a Kaimuki address as requested, the man then asked to be taken to a University area fast-food restaurant, police said. It was in a parking lot there that the stabbing occurred, police said.

The suspect, of no permanent address. was arrested shortly after the incident in the parking lot of the South Beretania Street address. He is being held pending a charge of attempted murder and several contempt warrants.

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olos73 wrote:
The cost of not paying your fare and you end up in jail for attempted murder. No brains. You deserve to be in jail.
on July 24,2012 | 08:17AM
ejkorvette wrote:
Some residents really enjoy being in Prison, as they will do just about everything to get in. 3 hot meals of rice, poi, musubi, spam and rice. Luck You Live Hawaii, Yeah!!!! ?
on July 24,2012 | 10:12AM
saveparadise wrote:
Leave the hard working taxi drivers alone already. Anybody care to bet if this criminal has priors. Can't we keep these thieves and murderers in jail? The law abiding citizen is just easy prey in this concrete jungle.
on July 24,2012 | 01:27PM
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