POSTED: 10:48 a.m. HST, Aug 08, 2013
LAST UPDATED: 11:08 a.m. HST, Aug 08, 2013
A 31-year-old Waipahu man is in police custody after allegedly breaking into two cars Wednesday night in a Waimalu parking lot and setting one of the cars on fire.
Police said the incident occurred around 10:30 p.m.
The suspect was found hiding near the car fire and was arrested on suspicion of second-degree arson, trespassing, contempt and breaking into a vehicle. Second-degree arson is a class B felony with a maximum sentence of 20 years in jail and $25,000 fine.