Man accused of throwing tourist off cliff had checkered past

Justin Klein in Court

He’s accused of throwing a Japanese tourist off a cliff on Kauai, but that’s not the only run in with the law 37-year-old Justin Klein has had.

According to reports out of Oregon, he was convicted of arson and burglary for a fire at an Oregon church back in 2010.

In 2009, he was arrested after police in oregon say he drove 70 miles per hour the wrong-way on a one-way street. Klein was on an ATV while wearing a ski mask.

Klein is charged with attempted murder for allegedly throwing the 31-year-old woman off the Kalalau Trail.

She survived.

Klein’s trial has been set for August.

In the meantine, he remains behind bars with bail set at $1 million.

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