A 38-year-old Kailua-Kona man is facing numerous charges after a crime spree Wednesday that encompassed both East and West Hawaii.
Joshua Hams was arrested just before 1:40 p.m. Wednesday at home on Kalamauka Street in Kailua-Kona. Police say he committed multiple crimes that spanned four police districts.
This afternoon at 1:30 p.m. Kona Criminal Investigation Section detectives charged Ham with the following crimes:
• auto theft
• three counts of armed robbery
• attempted armed robbery
• first-degree property damage
• seven counts of use of a firearm in the commission of a separate felony
• four counts of felon in possession of a firearm
• second-degree unauthorized entry to a dwelling
• three counts of first-degree terroristic threatening
• second-degree terroristic threatening
• three counts of second-degree reckless endangering
• seven counts of second-degree property damage
• third-degree property damage
• two counts of fourth-degree theft in the fourth-degree
• reckless driving
• leaving the scene of an accident that caused property damage
• resisting an order to stop vehicle
• violating probation
Hams is currently being held at the Kona police cellblock without bail on the probation violation. Bail was set at $812,000 on the remaining charges.
His initial court appearance is set for Friday morning in Kona District Court.