A Puna person is facing many prices immediately after coming into an automotive restore store on Monday morning in Pāhoa and assaulting the owner and trying to steal a car.
Eighteen-calendar year-aged Jeremiah Hepp, who was wanted on an superb warrant of arrest for a different felony issue, was billed with next-degree burglary, initially-degree tried unauthorized manage of a propelled vehicle, third-diploma assault, second-diploma assault, first-diploma terroristic threatening, next-diploma unauthorized entry into a motor motor vehicle and resisting arrest.
According to courtroom paperwork, Hepp entered the business at 7:34 a.m. and before long encountered the operator. Hepp was instructed numerous moments to depart but didnʻt comply. At 1 place, the probable bring about statement alleges Hepp yelled at the noted victim “I am Jesus” and struck him numerous occasions with two closed fists.
Subsequent the described assault, Hepp got into a vehicle in the garage and attempted to get started it but was stopped by the enterprise owner.
The suspect inevitably acquired out of the vehicle. Court paperwork suggest Hepp tried to assault the gentleman all over again ahead of finding into the victim’s automobile and locking himself within.
Hepp appeared in Hilo District Court on Tuesday afternoon. The Court denied Hepp’s request for a bail reduction. His bail was managed at $43,000 and he was ordered to seem for a preliminary hearing on March 24 in Hilo District Court docket.