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A 2015 drug raid highlights the many angles federal investigators are pursuing as part of a years-long corruption investigation.
UPDATED: The payment will settle a lawsuit alleging Police Chief Susan Ballard, while commander of the police academy in 2008, took part in making it easier for recruits to pass.
Pekelo Sanchez was killed inside a stolen pickup in 2017. Eight lawsuits alleging wrongful deaths caused by HPD officers have been filed since 2010.
The successful effort by Katherine Kealoha attorney to move the trial back to May was the latest in a series of attempts to delay the legal proceedings.
Defense attorneys want authorities to expand their review of Katherine Kealoha’s involvement to other cases.
Newly unsealed court records show how the former city prosecutor and her attorney tried to have her declared mentally incompetent.
UPDATED: The fatal shooting involved a man who attempted to ram an officer with his truck in Mililani, police said. Hours later, officers shot a suspect in Waikele.
The U.S. Justice Department wants to present evidence of the Kealohas’ alleged financial crimes to help establish motive for the broader conspiracy case.
Those recommended for discharge often end up keeping their jobs through arbitration. That’s what happened with eight officers whose cases closed in 2017.
The suspect was pulled over early Tuesday near Kamehameha Shopping Center for a traffic violation.
Louis Kealoha says he needs taxpayer help to pay for his criminal defense lawyers.