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Suspected car thief caught beating his dog

  • HAWAII COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
    Joshua White
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A 23-year-old Kona man has been charged with beating his dog and car theft.

Joshua White Tuesday was charged  with felony cruelty to animals, unauthorized control of a propelled vehicle and first-degree theft. His bail was set at $45,000. 

A Kona patrol officer said he saw the suspect  Monday repeatedly punching his dog in a car on Palihiolo Street in the Kealakekua area. The Humane Society was called and police identified White, who was wanted for a car theft from a body shop on Maiau Street in Kailua-Kona on Oct. 7. 

White was scheduled to appear in court Wednesday.

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