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Woman is charged in robbery at eatery

A 45-year-old woman was charged Tuesday with trying to rob a Kapahulu restaurant owner Sunday night.

Barbara Briscoe, who has no local address, was charged with second-degree robbery. Her bail was set at $11,000.

Police said Briscoe entered the restaurant just before 8:30 p.m. and demanded money. When the 33-year-old victim refused, Briscoe struggled with him but fled empty-handed.

Briscoe was arrested a few hours later at the Queen’s Medical Center, where she was taken for a mental health evaluation.

Police charge man in Waikiki assault

A 58-year-old man was charged Monday after officers responded to a fight in Waikiki and saw him assaulting a younger man, police said.

Frank Vasquez, who has no local address, was charged with second-degree assault and was being held on $11,000 bail.

Police said officers were sent to a fight along Kalakaua Avenue at 8:23 p.m. Sunday and saw Vasquez assaulting a 34-year-old man with a dangerous instrument.

Vasquez was arrested, and the victim was taken to a hospital for treatment.

Man killed in Kunia collision identified

The Honolulu Medical Examiner’s Office on Monday identified the man who died in a two-vehicle crash Friday on Kunia Road as Ladarius T. Mcinnis, 26, of Schofield Barracks. Mcinnis died of multiple blunt force injuries, the office said.

Police said Mcinnis crossed the centerline while driving a BMW and collided with an oncoming utility truck about 10:45 a.m. Friday.

The truck driver, a 50-year-old Waipahu man, was taken in serious condition to the hospital. Mcinnis died at the scene.

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  • Why doesn’t the SA name businesses when news incidents take place. The story about the Kapahulu incident is the second story in a week that the name of the restaurant where the incident occurred was hidden. What’s the reason for your reticence? The SA is always so big on the public’s right to know.

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