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2 homeless men charged in Waikiki purse theft

By Star-Advertiser staff

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LAST UPDATED: 11:48 a.m. HST, Jun 19, 2013



Two homeless men, who were caught on a surveillance monitor at the Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center taking a woman’s handbag, have been charged with theft.

Authorities charged Kalani Faumuina, 18; and Jezdon Meyers, 21; with second-degree theft on Tuesday. Bail was set at $11,000 for each suspect.

Center security personnel witnessed two men taking a handbag belonging to a woman who had gone swimming at a beach near the shopping center Monday morning. They detained both suspects and called police.

The handbag was recovered and the suspects, neither of whom has a local address, were arrested on suspicion of second-degree theft.







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dpinsacto wrote:
Security Guards at the Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center were using their security cameras to check out girls on the beach when they happened to notice two homless theives stealing a womans purse at the beach. Glad the thieves were caught. Scary that the Center has Cameras on the beach with perverted security guards.
on June 19,2013 | 12:42PM
Tarakian wrote:
Good catch, security guards! Unfortunately, the thieves probably be out stealing again. But, continue the good work!
on June 19,2013 | 01:48PM
allie wrote:
wow..this is just the kind of news we need to encourage tourism
on June 19,2013 | 01:55PM
HAJAA1 wrote:
Pilau town side
on June 19,2013 | 01:57PM
Surfer_Dude wrote:
How stupid can you be to leave your purse on the beach to go swimming.
on June 19,2013 | 03:06PM
olos73 wrote:
No more common sense.
on June 19,2013 | 03:32PM
serious wrote:
In some countries people don't steal!!!
on June 20,2013 | 04:26AM
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