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Kalihi man charged after threatening taxi driver with weapon

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A 22-year-old Kalihi man has been charged with forcing a taxi driver to drive him around the Pearl City area. 

Jason Lewis was charged Friday night with kidnapping, terroristic threatening, reckless endangering, and a firearm charge. 

His bail was set at $100,000. 

Police said Lewis used a dangerous instrument to force a 56-year-old man to drive him around Pearl City about 8:30 a.m. Thursday.

Police said the incident involved a taxi. Police were called and the vehicle was stopped, then officers arrested Lewis on Akepa Street at 8:42 a.m.

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