Puna News — Jeffrey Robert Perkins Charged For Stabbing Incident

Jeffrey Robert Perkins

(Media release) — Big Island police have charged a 43-year-old man who was arrested Wednesday (April 18) in connection with a stabbing incident in Kāpoho.

Jeffrey Robert Perkins of Kāpoho was charged at 11:45 a.m. Friday morning (April 20) with one count of first-degree assault and seven counts of second-degree assault. His bail was set at $19,000.

Late Wednesday night, Puna patrol officers responded to a home near the 7-mile marker on Route 132, where they discovered a 28-year-old Kāpoho man with a severe head wound and lacerations, a 25-year-old Kāpoho woman with a severe laceration to her upper body, and a 45-year-old Kāpoho woman with a minor injury being treated by Fire Department rescue personnel.

The 28-year-old and 25-year-old were taken to Hilo Medical Center and underwent surgery. Both were both released from the hospital Friday.
(Submitted by Hawaii Police Department via Nixle.)

1 reply
  1. Geoff Shaw
    Geoff Shaw says:

    If this was the incident I heard about what doesn’t get reflected here is that the two people who went to the hospital are lucky to be alive.

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