POSTED: 5:00 p.m. HST, Aug 2, 2013
LAST UPDATED: 2:18 a.m. HST, Aug 3, 2013
Hawaii County authorities Friday charged a 37-year-old Honomu man for two attempted robberies in Hilo on Wednesday.
Police said Kris Villasista allegedly tried to rob a gas station and a recycling center.
Villasista was charged Friday with unauthorized control of a propelled vehicle and two counts of attempted robbery. His bail was set at $110,000.
He is scheduled to make an initial court appearance on Monday.