KPD arrest two in connection with goat slaying case | Crime
The Kaua'i Police Department arrested two men in connection with the theft of a goat belonging to the Kaua'i Kunana Dairy last month.
Ryan Winchell, age 29 of Kilauea, was arrested on Wednesday for first degree Criminal Property Damage, second degree Theft, Theft of Livestock, Place to Keep Firearm and Storage of Firearm. His bail was set at $8,100.
Russell Hoomanawanui, age 29 of Kilauea, was arrested today for first degree Criminal Property Damage, second degree Theft, Theft of Livestock and Place to Keep Firearm. His bail was set at $8,000.
According to police, the two men stole a three-year-old goat, four months into pregnancy, from a pasture in Moloa'a sometime between April 27 and 29.
The men reportedly climbed over a fence to gain access to the private property where the goats were kept. They disemboweled one of the goats then stole it, leaving its organs behind.
Both men posted bail and were released pending court dates.