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Driving vehicle at victim brings bust

Police arrested a 57-year-old Waianae man Sunday after he allegedly tried to run over another man near a Makaha beach.

According to police, the man was operating a vehicle in a heavily populated area near the public beach. When the victim, a 24-year-old man, attempted to signal to the driver to slow down, the suspect disregarded the warning and drove his vehicle toward the other man, forcing him to jump to the side of the road to avoid being hit.

Police were able to locate the suspect and follow him home, where they arrested him for alleged second- degree attempted murder and reckless driving.

Boy held in theft of grandfather’s car

Police arrested a 15-year-old Kapolei boy Sunday after he allegedly offered his grandfather a car wash as a pretense to steal the vehicle.

According to police, the suspect, who lives in the same household as the victim, offered to wash his grandfather’s truck Saturday. After completing the task, he asked the victim for the keys to the vehicle so he could return it to the carport.

Once in possession of the keys, the boy took the vehicle and did not return until Sunday morning. He was arrested at the scene for alleged unauthorized control of a propelled vehicle.

Man allegedly made victim sell sex

A 46-year-old Round Top man was in custody Sunday in a case of first-degree promotion of prostitution after he allegedly forced a 26-year-old woman to work as a prostitute for him.

The suspect was located and arrested downtown.

Employee accused of theft, forgery

A 51-year-old Ewa Beach man surrendered to police Thursday after being accused of forging and cashing checks from his employer’s account over a period of nearly three years.

Police said the man, who was arrested on one count of first-degree theft and 36 counts of second-degree forgery, conducted the illegal transactions from June 2007 through April 2010. He was released pending investigation.

The employer was identified only as an Aiea business.

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