By Matt HornPublished: June 2, 2014, 5:34 pmUpdated: June 3, 2014, 4:45 pm
BOARDMAN, Ohio (WKBN) Coitsville police arrested Kevin Sabo and Joseph Holmes Monday night at a motel in Coitsville on heroin possession charges after the suspects allegedly tried to steal a bag of shrimp from the Sparkle Market on South Avenue.
The two suspects left the store and entered a car, nearly running over the store s security guard, who fired shots at them. No one was hit by the gunfire, and the suspects fled.
Both men now face court appearances later this week after being charged with felonious assault from the Boardman incident, as well as heroin-possession charges from when they were apprehended Monday night. The heroin charges are not related to the alleged shoplifting.
Authorities are scheduled to arraign the two for the Boardman incident Thursday and for their alleged possession of heroin on Friday.
Two witnesses at the Sparkle said the security guard chased the alleged shoplifters out of the building Monday afternoon.
Kenny Dubose and Veneda Green were outside of the Sparkle grocery store on South Avenue in Boardman when they saw the guard start shooting.
But the cop, he just opened fire.
There was people standing out there at the entrance to the store, like four or five people, kids, a guy that I knew, his mom, people just standing out there and the cop he just opened fire. He ain t even a cop, just a security guard. He just opened fire on the car, the car was past him, in front of him.
He had no reason to pull out that gun and start shooting, Dubose said. He could have killed somebody. He could have shot innocent people.
Police said the security guard didn t do anything wrong.
A security guard can have the same rights as you and I do with deadly force.
If he feels his life is threatened, he has a right to protect himself, said Boardman Police Sgt.
The suspects face up to eight years behind bars. As for the car, police located the Green Dodge.
By Marisa YamanePublished: May 31, 2014, 6:05 pmUpdated: May 31, 2014, 6:54 pm
Honolulu police are looking for Pohaku Kaleikini III.
2012, the victim was sitting on a bench outside a restaurant in the international marketplace, when she observed a male and female walking back and forth. On the second approach the male grabbed her purse and ran. She attempted to give chase and was helped by a security guard in the area.
The male fled into one of the hotels and they were unable to locate him. the security guard recognized the male from prior encounters as Pohaku. He was identified through a photographic lineup and later arrested for theft in the 2nd degree.
Crimestoppers Sgt. Kim Buffett said.
Kaleikini was also arrested in June 2012 for driving a stolen vehicle.
He s wanted on two $20,000 warrants in connection with those cases for not following the terms of HOPE probation.
Pohaku Kaleikini III is 21 years old, 5 3, and 125 pounds.
And he does have 15 prior convictions. He is known to frequent the honolulu and wahiawa areas.
If you know where this man is, call Crimestoppers at 955-8300.
CHARLOTTETOWN — Air Canada says it’s bumping up the number of seats on planes flying to and from Prince Edward Island this summer.
The airline says more than 100 additional seats will be offered every day to and from the Island in July and August, a 21 per cent increase in available seats over last summer.
Air Canada says the extra seats will be available on three of four daily flights to and from Toronto Pearson International Airport on a 75-seat Bombardier CRA 705 aircraft.
A third daily flight to and from Montreal was previously announced.
Kevin Howlett, senior vice-president of regional markets for Air Canada, says there was an increase in travel demand to P.E.I.
this summer because of the province’s 150th anniversary celebrations of the 1864 Charlottetown Conference.
Doug Newson, CEO of the Charlottetown Airport Authority, says it’s welcomed news for the Island during an important summer for tourism.