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Three arrested in North Kohala for Emergency Proclamation Violations

by Thunda
Scott Alan Souza
Marie Fabienne Kerby
Rosalia Maria Bruner

Report No: 20-065846, 20-066077

On Saturday, August 29, 2020, Scott Alan Souza, 47 years-old, of Kurtistown, was arrested and charged for Prohibited Acts Emergency Management, Section 127A-29 of the Hawaii Revised Statutes after he refused to comply with Mayor Kim’s Emergency Rule No. 11, which requires that all persons wear non-medical grade face coverings while in public settings.

Police contacted Souza at the Kapaʻau Police Station after observing his vehicle parked in a disabled parking stall without displaying disabled parking placard. During the interaction, police asked Souza multiple times to put on a face covering which he refused to do.

Souza was also arrested for Driving Without a License, Refusal to Provide Identification and Unsworn Falsification to Authorities. His total bail was set at $3,025 and he remained in the Kona Cellblock pending his initial court appearance on Monday, August 31, 2020.

On Sunday, August 30, 2020, Marie Fabienne Kerby, 40 years-old, of Keaʻau, and Rosalia Maria Bruner, 37 years-old, of Hakalau, were arrested for Prohibited Acts Emergency Management, Section 127A-29 of the Hawaii Revised Statutes after both women refused to comply with Mayor Kim’s Emergency Rule No. 11, which requires that all persons wear non-medical grade face coverings while in public settings.

Police contacted the women after responding to report that more than 10 people were gathered fronting a Hāwī business and no one was wearing face coverings. Both women were released from custody after posting $2000 bail, each.

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