DUI Conviction List


Editor's note: This log of driving under the influence convictions is a regular feature of West Hawaii Today and is compiled using Hawaii District Court and Hawaii County Police Department records.

c Christopher A. Bruno, 37, of Kailua-Kona, pleaded no contest Dec. 19 to driving under the influence of an intoxicant. He was sentenced Jan. 23 to pay $937 in fees, in addition to an undisclosed fine, referred to a driver's education course, ordered to undergo substance abuse assessment and, if determined required, treatment, and enter a substance abuse rehabilitation program. His license was also revoked.

c Chass Keka, 21, of Kailua-Kona, pleaded guilty Dec. 19 to driving under the influence of an intoxicant. He was sentenced Jan. 23 to pay $937 in fines and fees, referred to a driver's education course, ordered to undergo substance abuse assessment and, if determined required, treatment, and enter a substance abuse rehabilitation program.

c Freddie Lee Woodard, 36, of Kailua-Kona, was found guilty June 15 of driving under the influence of an intoxicant by bench trial. He was sentenced Jan. 23 to pay $587 in fines and fees, referred to a driver's education course, ordered to undergo substance abuse assessment and, if determined required, treatment, and enter a substance abuse rehabilitation program.

c Reuben Lanikuakea Cadiente, 35, of Kealakekua, pleaded guilty Jan. 23 to driving under the influence of an intoxicant. He was sentenced to pay $687 in fines and fees, referred to a driver's education course, ordered to undergo substance abuse assessment and, if determined required, treatment, and enter a substance abuse rehabilitation program.

c Bridgette B. Hemsher, 42, of Kailua-Kona, pleaded guilty Jan. 23 to driving under the influence of an intoxicant. She was sentenced to pay $587 in fines and fees, referred to a driver's education course, ordered to undergo substance abuse assessment and, if determined required, treatment, and enter a substance abuse rehabilitation program.

c Jerry Joseph Arle, 43, of Kailua-Kona, pleaded no contest Jan. 26 to driving under the influence of an intoxicant and driving with a suspended or revoked license. He was sentenced to pay $474 in fees, referred to a driver's education course, ordered to undergo substance abuse assessment and, if determined required, treatment, and enter a substance abuse rehabilitation program. He must also serve an unspecified amount of jail time.

c George Asuncion, 25, of Waipahu, Oahu, pleaded no contest Jan. 26 to driving under the influence of an intoxicant. He was sentenced to pay $687 in fines and fees, referred to a driver's education course, ordered to undergo substance abuse assessment and, if determined required, treatment, and enter a substance abuse rehabilitation program.

c Kirstee Angela Puaonaona Biven, 23, of Kailua-Kona, pleaded no contest Jan. 26 to driving under the influence of an intoxicant. She was sentenced to pay $587 in fines and fees, referred to a driver's education course, ordered to undergo substance abuse assessment and, if determined required, treatment, and enter a substance abuse rehabilitation program.

c Bonnie Lynn Schenk, 57, of Kailua-Kona, pleaded no contest Jan. 26 to driving under the influence of an intoxicant and inattention to driving. She was sentenced to pay $474 in fees, referred to a driver's education course, ordered to undergo substance abuse assessment and, if determined required, treatment, and enter a substance abuse rehabilitation program. She must also serve an unspecified amount of jail time.

c Nathan Dushey, 45, of Keauhou, pleaded guilty Jan. 26 to second-degree negligent injury and driving under the influence of an intoxicant. He was sentenced to pay $567 in fees, an unspecified term of probation, referred to a driver's education course and ordered to undergo substance abuse assessment. He must also serve an unspecified amount of jail time and his license was suspended.

c Bryce Yasuo Matsuoka, 22, of Honolulu, pleaded guilty Jan. 26 to driving under the influence of an intoxicant. He was sentenced to pay $437 in fees, in addition to an undisclosed fine, referred to a driver's education course, ordered to undergo substance abuse assessment and, if determined required, treatment, and enter a substance abuse rehabilitation program.