Man arrested after Ewa Beach car accident turns into a string of crimes

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HONOLULU (KHON2) — Honolulu police have arrested a 30-year-old man for multiple offenses as they investigate a robbery that led to a string of crimes while he allegedly tried to evade police.

The incident happened just before 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 19, after a motor vehicle collision occurred in the Ewa Beach area.

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Following the motor vehicle collision, police said the 30-year-old suspect entered and drove off with the other party’s vehicle while they were about to exchange information.

Police said the suspect then crashed the vehicle and moved on to stealing a second vehicle from people who had come to assist him. One of those people was injured when the suspect drove off with their vehicle.

In a third act, the suspect crashed the second stolen vehicle at a golf course where he then stole a golf cart. He drove to another location where he stole a construction vehicle and crashed that as well. Police said the suspect then stole another golf cart that he crashed while allegedly trying to evade officers.

He was arrested at the scene of the last offenses. Police say he does not have a license and has two outstanding warrants.

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He remains in custody pending investigation.

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