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Convicted felon arrested for numerous violations

A complainant reported that his vehicle was stolen sometime between Feb. 28-March 1, 2013, near the intersection of Moekahi and Moekoku Streets. The complainant said he saw his stolen vehicle in Waianae and followed it until the driver stopped and fled from the vehicle. HPD officers were called and a handgun was found and recovered. On Tuesday, the complainant assisted HPD detectives by positively identifying the suspect. HPD officers of the District 8 (Kapolei-Waianae) Crime Reduction Unit (CRU) subsequently tracked the 27-year-old suspect to a Waianae valley Road address and arrested him for operating a stolen vehicle and a number of firearms violations, including felon in possession of a firearm.