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Man and woman who led police on high-speed chase charged in Wahiawa standoff

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    Chaz Melchor, also known as Chaz Kaai, and Gloria Kwon, also known as Annie Kwon.

Two people were charged after they barricaded themselves in a home for nearly eight hours at the Helemeno Military Reservation in Wahiawa.

Prosecutors charged on Saturday Chaz Melchor, also known as Chaz Kaai, with unauthorized control of a propelled vehicle, criminal property damage in the first-degree and unauthorized entry into a dwelling in the second-degree.

His accomplice, Gloria Kwon, also known as Annie Kwon, was charged with unauthorized entry into a motor vehicle in the second-degree and unauthorized entry into a dwelling in the second-degree.

Both are scheduled to be arraigned Thursday at Circuit Court. Bail has been set at $50,000 each for Melchor and Kwon.

Police said a 35-year-old man later identified as Melchor and a 27-year-old woman later identified as Kwon led police on a high-speed chase Thursday in a stolen vehicle.

The two allegedly ditched the vehicle and fled on foot. Melchor and Kwon jumped a fence and entered a residence at the Helemano Military Reservation occupied by a couple and their 2-year-old child.

The family was able to safely leave their home.

Honolulu police, special services personnel and military police responded as Melchor and Kwon barricaded themselves in the residence. Law enforcement remained at the scene until they surrendered to police at about 12:45 a.m. Friday.

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