HILO – At 9 a.m. Sheriff Division Fugitive Unit Deputies assigned to Big Island operations arrested Chantel Andrade in Hilo. She was arrested on a felony indictment. Andrade will be charged with accident involving death or serious bodily injury and driving without a license. In addition, she has one criminal misdemeanor bench warrant and seven traffic misdemeanor bench warrants. Deputy Sheriffs will be transporting her to Oahu today to be processed on those warrants as well.
The 40-year-old woman was arrested in connection with a deadly hit-and-run on the H-1 Freeway in Honolulu in April, that police believe was intentional.
If Andrade can’t post bail, she will eventually be taken to the Oahu Community Correctional Center to await her next court appearance.According to court documents, Andrade has been arrested on five separate occasions for driving without a license and without motor vehicle insurance. The most recent arrest occurred in November 2014.