Posts Tagged: Crime

Man with Marine Base address arrested for alleged sex assault of woman in Waikiki

The Honolulu Star Advertiser reports “Officers arrested a 23-year-old man of an address at Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kaneohe  at 2:11 a.m. Friday” for allegedly sexually assaulting a 20-year old woman in Waikiki on June 23.   The man arrested and booked on suspicion of first-degree sexual assault and kidnapping was one of two… Read more »

Schofield Barracks man charged for allegedly trying to push wife out of a moving car

According the the Honolulu Star Advertiser, a 27-year old Schofield Barracks man was arrested and charged with terroristic threatening for allegedly attempting to push his wife out of a moving vehicle: Darren R. Barnhill, of a Schofield Barracks address, remained at the main police cellblock Wednesday afternoon unable to post $11,000 bail. Police said the… Read more »

Man finds naked sailor in home

A McCully man had an unusual and uninvited house guest last night.  The Honolulu Star Advertiser reports: “Deyoung Chipen had left the door to his one-bedroom apartment unlocked as he moved his car in the parking lot. On his way back he saw the man, wearing only shorts and shoes, run into his second-floor unit.”… Read more »

Breaking the conspiracy of silence

Betsy Kawamura is originally from Hawaiʻi.  She writes about being sexually assaulted in Okinawa by a man she believes was an American stationed at Kadena.  She campaigns internationally for human rights for women.  Her organization is Women4Nonviolence. >><< Breaking the conspiracy of silence Betsy Kawamura, 20 May 2011 “I was 12 years old… anguish… Read more »

APEC will cause surge in prostitution

The Honolulu Star Advertiser reports “Prostitution expected to surge for APEC”: “When big events come to town, the number of prostitutes increases on the street, and APEC is a big event,” said Ben Rafter, president and chief executive of Aqua Hotels & Resorts, operator of Aqua Waikiki Wave. APEC Leaders’ Week — Nov. 7 to… Read more »

A Beast in the Heart of Every Fighting Man – Who pays?

Today’s Honolulu Star Advertiser reports that a planned Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) treatment center has been delayed due to difficulty in the consultation process regarding the preservation of historic properties: The reason for the long delay lies with the VA’s difficulty in navigating the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, and Section 106 of… Read more »

Military personnel drive demand for synthetic drugs

The Honolulu Star Advertiser reports that there military is contending with an epidemic of drug use involving “Spice” and “Bath Salts”, synthetic cannabinoids. The military, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, Congress and state lawmakers are scrambling to get a handle on drug compounds that are easily obtained, can easily be modified to keep them legal and… Read more »

Former Marine admits to beating man and raping his daughter

From the Honolulu Star Advertiser: Former Marine admits to beating man and raping his daughter By Nelson Daranciang POSTED: 07:07 p.m. HST, Mar 28, 2011 A 29-year-old former Marine accused of beating up a Washington man he met on the pool deck of a Waikiki condominium-hotel then raping the man’s 10-year-old daughter has agreed… Read more »

The ‘Kill Team’ images

SPIEGEL magazine has published photos of U.S. troops posing with the corpse of an innocent Afghan civilian allegedly killed for sport by this so-called Stryker brigade “Kill Team”.  The release of the photos has the U.S. and NATO concerned about a backlash.  The U.S. Army issued an apology for the suffering the photos may cause…. Read more »

1 in 5 Air Force Women and 1 in 20 Men Victims of Sexual Assault

From Service Womenʻs Action Network: Service Women’s Action Network Statement on Air Force Survey Christian Science Monitor Previews Survey’s Release:  1 in 5 Air Force Women and 1 in 20 Men Victims of Sexual Assault NEW YORK – According to an exclusive piece published today online in the Christian Science Monitor, the Air Force… Read more »