Man arrested for threatening mother with machete

Ross Cadinha
Ross Cadinha

Honolulu police have arrested a Hauula man for allegedly threatening his mother with a machete Wednesday morning.

Police say 33-year-old Ross Cadinha was arguing with his mother, 62, shoved her to the floor and picked up a machete.

Police say Cadinha made slashing motions with the machete while standing over her, hitting a nearby jewelry box.

Cadinha was arrested for terroristic threatening and abuse of a family member. He has not been charged.

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