Gomes is charged with 15 offenses connected to a reported shooting on March 20 and his encounter with Hawaii Police officers the next day when he led them on a pursuit that spanned from North Kohala to South Kona. Continue Reading
Via West Hawaii Today A scheduled preliminary hearing for a Kailua-Kona man charged in connection to a shooting last month was continued to later this month. On Thursday, Walter Gomes III appeared in Kona District Court with newly appointed attorney… Continue Reading
Gomes, talking and shouting over the court throughout the proceedings, told Masunaga that he did not want to be represented by the Office of the Public Defender and would not allow Deputy Public Defender Matthew Sylva to speak on his behalf. Continue Reading
Walter Gomes III has been arrested without incident in S. Kona by patrol officers.
Via West Hawaii Today— Kohala Middle School will remain on lockdown Wednesday until police give an all-clear for the students to be released. The Kapaau-based school, which boasts an enrollment of 183 students, has been in lockdown since 9:35 a.m.,… Continue Reading