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Warrant sweep leads to 32 arrests


The U.S. Marshals Hawaii Fugitive Task Force reports it has arrested 32 state fugitives during a warrant operation, which began Monday and wrapped up Tuesday afternoon.

The task force targeted fugitives with extensive criminal histories that include kidnapping, robbery, possession of narcotics and firearms. With the 32 arrests, the officers cleared 45 warrants.

Among the arrests:

Sean Patrick Carroll, 21, an Arizona native, was arrested Monday at Full Life in Kealakekua.

On Feb. 13, 2013, the State of Arizona – City of Gila issued a warrant of arrest for Carroll, charging him with three counts of sexual assault, a class two felony. The alleged crime took place in August 2011 involving two female victims, both under 15 years of age.

Carroll is being held at Hawaii Community Correctional Center pending extradition back to Arizona. He is being held on $100,000 bond.

Qshawane Argeme Pryor, 26, was arrested Tuesday without incident for violation of parole.

Pryor was paroled Oct. 13, 2011 from the Kansas Department of Corrections Facility. He has since violated the terms and conditions under which he was released and a warrant was issued Oct. 1, 2012 for his arrest.

Pryor was on parole for sale of opiates and possession of dpressants, stimulants, and hallucinogenic.

The U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force in Topeka, Kansas received information that Pryor fled Kansas and was residing in Kona. The Hawaii Fugitive Task Force picked up the investigation and tracked Pryor to a residence in Waikaloa.

Pryor is being housed at Hawaii County Correction Center where he awaits an extradition hearing back to Topeka, Kansas.

Garrett Teaua Tehaamatai, 26, was arrested Tuesday at a residence in Kailua-Kona.

Tehaamatai was wanted for four state warrants charging him with two probation violations, terroristic threatening in the second degree, burglary in the first degree, and theft in the second degree.

Tehaamatai has been convicted of terroristic threatening in the first degree, abuse of a family and unlawful imprisonment.

He is being held on two bonds totaling $45,300.

The U.S. Marshals Hawaii Fugitive Task Force is comprised of Deputy U.S. Marshals, Hawaii State Sheriff’s Department, Maui Police Department, Hawaii County Police Department, and Kauai Police Department.

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