Big Island police have charged the suspect who was in custody on suspicion of throwing a large rock through the windshield of a moving motor vehicle Tuesday on Highway 130 in Puna.
49-year-old John Vezina of Hilo was charged at 2:13 p.m. Thursday with first-degree criminal property damage and first-degree attempted criminal property damage.
The large rock went through the passenger side of the van. No one was injured.
Police also located a second victim, a 52-year-old Pahoa woman, who reported that the man threw a rock at her car shortly after the first incident but that she applied her brakes and was able to avoid being hit.
Police are looking for anyone else who may have encountered someone throwing rocks at vehicles Tuesday near the intersection of Highway 130 and Highway 132.
Anyone with information about rock throwing is asked to contact Detective Joel Field by phone at 961-2381 or by email at email@example.com.
Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.