On Saturday, June 8, 2019 at about 6 p.m. members of the
Maui Police Department’s Vice Division Gambling & Morals Unit broke up a
cockfight in the area of the Hawaiian Cement quarry off Kaimana Road in
About one hundred people were watching a cockfight in
progress. Two males were observed each pitting a gamecock that was fitted with
a cockfighting weapon.
The two males were identified as 44 year old Shannon Mollena
of Wailuku and 50 year old Marino Oliveros of Kahului. They were both arrested and
charged for the offenses of Cruelty to Animals in the Second Degree and
Possession of a Gambling Device. Their bail was set at $400 each.