Arrests Made in Fallen Officer Investigation

The Hawai`i Police Department continues its investigation into individuals who may have provided assistance to Justin Waiki while on the run after he shot and killed Officer Bronson Kaliloa on July 17.

As a result, Police met with the four individuals referenced in a media release on Monday.

Thirty-one-year-old Joey Ikaka Camacho was arrested for outstanding warrants.

Police also say 47-year-old Shaun Candaroma of Hilo has contacted detectives.

In addition, 26-year-old Pomaikai Martin and 27-year-old Latoya Poepoe-Spalding were arrested for outstanding warrants Tuesday morning at 6:25 a.m. by patrol officers responding to a tip about their location within a vehicle at Bayfront.

HPD officials say that the prosecution investigation is in its early stages and many more people need to be interviewed, some as witnesses and others as potential suspects.

Police ask that anyone who had contact with Waiki between the time of the shooting on Tuesday, July 17 at 9:47 p.m. and his apprehension on Friday, July 20 at 2:45 p.m, or who know someone who had contact with him to contact Detective William Brown of the Area I Criminal Investigation Section at (808) 961-2384 or William.brown@hawaiicounty.gov.