DLNR News Release-Two More Citations Issued for Loitering in Closed Volcano Area, July 9, 2018Posted on Jul 10, 2018 in Latest Department News
(Hilo) – DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources (DOCARE) officers cited two more people for allegedly being in a closed area in the East Rift Eruption Zone over the weekend.
Cited at 12:50 p.m. on Sunday, July 8 were:
Colin Malone, 31 years-old, California
Kent Davis, 59 years-old, California
Officers say the pair was cited on Pohoiki Road past Lava Tree State Monument. This brings the total number of citations issued under Hawai‘i County ordinance (HCC 7-10(1) to 86. The citations are petty misdemeanors but under a Governor’s proclamation people convicted could be fined as much as $5000 and/or be sentenced to one year in jail.
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