Wesley Moribe and Courtney Peterson of Wailua traveled with a toddler on a United Airways flight out of San Francisco to Lihue, Hawaii, on November 29.
Based on a preliminary report, the couple had been instructed by the Quarantine Station on the San Francisco Worldwide Airport to not fly and to isolate, a Kaua’i Police Division information launch stated.
Totally conscious of their constructive Covid-19 take a look at outcomes, they however boarded the flight, endangering different passengers, in line with the discharge.
Moribe, 41, and Peterson, 46, had been arrested upon arrival in Lihue and charged with second-degree reckless endangering, the discharge stated. They had been every launched on $1,000 bail.
The kid was launched into the care of a member of the family and Youngster Protecting Providers was notified, the discharge stated. The kid’s relationship with the suspects was not disclosed.
“We proceed to request guests and residents alike to comply with the Governor’s Emergency Guidelines and take all essential precautions to forestall the unfold of COVID-19,” Kaua’i Police Chief Todd Raybuck stated within the information launch.
CNN was not capable of finding contact data nor an lawyer listed for the couple on Wednesday night.