A 23-year-old man from New York was arrested this morning by particular brokers from the Division of the Legal professional Common for alleged violation of the necessary 14-day quarantine rule and unsworn falsification to authority.
Tarique Peters of the Bronx arrived on O‘ahu on Monday and posted quite a few photos of himself on Instagram, in keeping with authorities. He allegedly left his lodge room the day he arrived and traveled many locations utilizing public transportation.
Authorities grew to become conscious of his social media posts from residents who noticed posts of him – on the seaside with a surfboard, sunbathing, and strolling round Waikīkī at night time. This morning brokers had been capable of affirm with lodge personnel that had seen Peters go away his room and the premises on quite a few events this week.
When he was arrested, authorities say he was within the firm of an island resident, and prices at the moment are pending in opposition to the island man. Peters was booked and his bail is about at $4,000.
Hawai‘i Legal professional Common Clare Connors mentioned, “We respect the help of native individuals who spot flagrant violations of our emergency guidelines on numerous social media websites and report them to the suitable authorities.”
Earlier at this time, Maui police posted a photograph and knowledge, seeking help in locating a woman they say is wanted for allegedly violating the Rules an Orders and failure to quarantine.
Police say the 24-year-old lady was final seen in Haʻikū, and will now be within the Kīhei space.
Anybody with data is requested to contact the Maui Police Division Non-Emergency Quantity at (808) 244-6400 or in an Emergency dial 9-1-1.
— to mauinow.com