Po­lice ar­rest teen caught spray­ing graf­fiti

Honolulu Star-Advertiser - - LOCAL -

A po­lice of­fi­cer on his way to work at 7 a.m. Thurs­day spot­ted a teenager spray­ing graf­fiti on a stor­age con­tainer in Moili­ili.

He called po­lice dis­patch, then ap­proached the boy, iden­ti­fied him­self as a po­lice of­fi­cer and ar­rested him.

When he told the boy he was un­der ar­rest, the teen re­sisted, po­lice said. A civil­ian Crime-Stop­pers vol­un­teer jumped in to help. The teen fled but was de­tained a short dis­tance away.

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