Man held for theft on beach

A Kahului man was arrested after he was identified as having used a woman’s credit card that was stolen when she left her bag on the beach in Kaanapali on Sunday morning, according to police.

Clayton Redding III, 38, was charged with unauthorized possession of confidential personal information, four counts of credit card theft, two counts of fraudulent use of a credit card, three counts of third-degree theft and two counts of fourth-degree theft.

His bail was set at $7,300.

The victim reported she had left her bag on the beach fronting Hula Grill in Kaanapali when it was stolen. Clothing and a wallet containing credit cards, identification and cash were in the bag.

Unauthorized charges were made using two credit cards, with surveillance video showing a man using the card at a Lahaina store, according to police.

Redding was arrested at about 3 a.m. Monday in Lahaina on warrants before a police officer recognized Redding as the suspect in the surveillance video.


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