Monday, May 19, 2014

Hawaii: Self-Described Model, Professional Surfer, 30, Charged with Attempted Murder of Road-Rage Victim

According to Hawaii News Now, a Hawaiian surfer who allegedly drove her car into an elderly woman in a fit of road-rage has been charged with attempted murder. 

Jill Anjuli Hansen, 30, allegedly followed Elizabeth Conklin, 73, through an apartment complex and waited for her to get out of the car before driving into the elderly woman on Wednesday (May 14).

Subsequently, an apartment complex employee, Chris Khory, saw Hansen reverse her car to hit Conklin again.

But before Hansen could make another pass at Conklin the Good Samaritan grabbed a crowbar and smashed the rear windshield of Hansen’s Volkswagen Passat, causing her to jump out her car and flee.

Hansen was later arrested.

COMMENT:  As I have said so often in the past, increasing the world seems to have far more folks who are "not quite right" than it does positive, law-abiding people.

The lesson-learned from Hansen's vicious attack on a person incapable of protecting herself is that we should be nice to everyone, rather than harboring hostility and anger at the world.

Ms. Conklin, who suffered major bruising, said she owed her life to the Good Samaritan who fended off her attacker.

“He saw her in her car getting ready to hit me again. He totally saved my life,” Conklin told ABC NEWS.

Interestingly, Hansen, meanwhile, has had a history of police contact. She has a pending assault case and in a separate case was ordered to undergo a mental health evaluation.

There is also an active restraining order filed by Hansen's father.

According to court filings, her father says she used Facebook to find someone to murder him and his family.

This report will be updated as new information is received.