A man described as “intoxicated” allegedly boarded a city bus without paying and punched the driver when he attempted to collect the fare, police said.
The incident happened yesterday at about 6:55 a.m. near the intersection of Kapiolani Blvd. and Keeaumoku St., police said. Police arrested a 37-year-old man with no local address for interference with the operator of a transit vehicle. Bail was set at $11,000. The 53-year-old male driver received a minor laceration in the face, but refused treatment at the scene for his injuries.