Ewa Beach man arrested for attempted murder

Darryl Higgins
Darryl Higgins

An Ewa Beach man has been arrested for attempted murder.

Police arrested 31-year-old Darryl Higgins at around 4:15 p.m. Tuesday near Washington Middle School off King. and Punahou sts.

According to police, officers observed Higgins speeding in a vehicle at around 3:25 p.m. and discovered it was stolen. Officers followed Higgins to a gas station and, when he saw them, Higgins jumped back into his vehicle and tried to drive away, dragging one of the officers as he fled. Police say Higgins then hit two other vehicles that were stopped in traffic.

In addition to attempted murder, Higgins was also arrested for driving a stolen car and resisting arrest. He has not been charged.

Police also arrested his female passenger.

The case remains under investigation.

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