A Maui woman is being held on bail at the Maui County Correctional Center in amounts totaling $330,000 after Police arrested her on a list of charges involving theft of mail, unauthorized possession of U.S. Mail and several other charges.
On March 9, in a residential area in Kahului, an off-duty MPD officer noticed a female, whom he identified as Davelynn Mahi, a 41 year-old woman from of Haiku, placing papers in a newspaper box before driving away.
The officer became suspicious and looked in the box and found numerous pieces of mail that did not belong to Mahi. Wailuku Patrol Officers were summoned to conduct an investigation. Mahi was later located driving a red sedan at which time a traffic stop was conducted. During the traffic stop, officers noticed a large pile of mail on the floor of the vehicle. At that point, Mahi was taken into custody and the vehicle was recovered and transported to the Wailuku Police Station.
The Haiku woman was arrested and charged with six counts of Unauthorized Possession of Confidential Information and one count of Theft of Credit Card for the mail that was initially found in the newspaper box. Total bail was set at $75,000.00. Mahi was released after posting bail. The mail on the floor of her vehicle is still under investigation.
Three days later, on March 12, MPD Investigators received information that Mahi had used a stolen debit card from a previous case. An all points bulletin was issued for her arrest. The next daym Mahi was located and arrested at the Maui Beach Hotel.
Davelynn Mahi was arrested and charged for the following:
Theft in the Second Degree – Bail set at $5,000.00
Theft of Credit Card – Bail set at $5,000.00
Fraudulent Use of Credit Card – Bail set at $5,000.00
Unauthorized Possession of Confidential Personal Information – Bail set at $5,000.00
Outstanding Warrants (two counts) – Bail set at $200,000.00
Discharge of Sureties (three counts) – with bail set at $110,000.00
Total bail for Mahi was set at $330,000.00. Davelynn Mahi is currently being held at Maui Community Correctional Center.