Halloween in Lahaina saw more people this year than last – and fewer arrests. Maui Police made only four arrests – all of them adult men. Among the 30,000 attendees, no women or juveniles of either gender got into trouble.
Maui Police Sergeant Audra Sellers filed this report:
“October 31, 2014 the Halloween festivities kicked off in Lahaina Town with the Keiki Parade at 4:30 p.m. The participants walked southbound on Front Street from Papalaua Street toward the Banyan Tree Park. There were an estimated 500 participants; including children dressed in costumes, for the parade.
“Upon completion of the Keiki Parade, Front Street remained closed to motorist. People began walking north and south bound on the roadway.
“Maui Police Officers and personnel, Maui Fire Department, Department of Land and Natural Resources, Prosecutors Office and Corporation Counsel contributed to the event promoting safety and well being for all event attendees. Personnel were able to address concerns and provide assistance as needed.
“Maui Police Department would like to thank the efforts by the Lahaina Community and Merchants that help make Halloween on Front Street 2014 a successful, safe and family friendly environment.
“At about 11:15 p.m. the pedestrians were asked to utilize the sidewalks and Front Street was opened to motorist, without incident.
“Statistical information with regards to Halloween Festivities, Front Street Lahaina are as follows:
- There was an estimated thirty thousand (30,000) attendees.
- Arrests: Four adult males
- One for an Outstanding Bench Warrant and Resisting Arrest
- One for Promoting A Detrimental Drug III
- One for Disorderly Conduct
- One for Operating a Vehicle Under The Influence Of An Intoxicant
- Zero arrests for adult females, juvenile males or females
- Citations Issued: Seven traffic citations on Front Street
- Among the other related reports were 10 Medical Assistance cases, multiple Lost Property and Found Property cases.