Big Island police have charged 29-year-old Michael Glendon of Keaʻau with first-degree assault in connection with a stabbing incident near Honoliʻi Beach Park on Monday (October 17).
Detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigations Section charged Glendon at 4:35 p.m. Tuesday (October 18). His bail was set at $25,000. Glendon was held at the Hilo police cellblock until his initial court appearance scheduled for this afternoon (October 19).
On Monday (October 17), South Hilo patrol officers responded to a call for assistance at 11 a.m. and discovered that a 29-year-old Hilo man had sustained two injuries to his lower back in an altercation with an acquaintance on Kahoa Road fronting the Honoliʻi lookout area.
Before police arrived, the injured man was taken by private vehicle to Hilo Medical Center for treatment of his wounds. He remains at Hilo Medical Center in stable condition.