POSTED: 11:29 a.m. HST, Dec 8, 2012
An alert witness helped police catch an alleged car thief Friday night in Waianae.
A 33-year-old man called 911 around 8:50 p.m. after he observed a 23-year-old man having difficulty parking, according to police.
The caller provided police with the vehicle's license number, which came up in the department¹s system as reported stolen, police said.
Police located the suspect at 9:10 p.m., and the witness positively identified him. The suspect was arrested on suspicion of unauthorized control of a propelled vehicle.