Captain Cook Woman in Custody in Connection With Theft of Car

A Captain Cook woman is in police custody in connection with the theft of a car from Kealakekua.

The Acura Legend sedan was removed from Māmalahoa Bypass Road on September 12.

Randi-Keli Banagan

Randi-Keli Banagan

Police investigation led to the arrest Wednesday afternoon (October 2) of 22-year-old Randi-Keli Banagan, who was already in custody at the Kona police cellblock on a contempt of court charge.

Criminal Investigations Section detectives charged her at 1:05 p.m. Thursday with unauthorized control of a propelled vehicle. Her bail was set at $2,000. She remains at the cellblock pending her court appearance scheduled for Friday (October 4).