DUI Convictions | Jan. 3 to Jan. 14


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 Police Department records.

Frank Randall Thomas, 69, of Kailua-Kona, pleaded guilty Jan. 3 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.

Melvin Lee Jr., 60, of Kailua-Kona, pleaded guilty Jan. 3 to driving under the influence of an intoxicant and inattention to driving. He was sentenced to pay $734 in fines and 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.

Maile Kaili-Carrion, 22, of Kailua-Kona, pleaded guilty Jan. 3 to driving under the influence of an intoxicant. She was sentenced 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.

Daniel Nasario, 28, of Hilo, pleaded guilty Jan. 3 to driving under the influence of an intoxicant and driving with a license previously suspended or revoked. 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 perform an unspecified number of community service hours.

Michael Joseph Prendergast, 29, of Kailua-Kona, pleaded guilty Jan. 3 to driving under the influence of an intoxicant and driving with an improper license. He was sentenced to pay $449 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. He must also serve an unspecified amount of jail time.

Piper M. Close, 48, of Kailua-Kona, pleaded guilty Jan. 7 to driving under the influence of an intoxicant. She 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.

Aaron D. Heintz, 44, of Kailua-Kona, pleaded no contest Jan. 7 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.

Drew Randall, 26, of Kailua-Kona, pleaded guilty Jan. 7 to driving under the influence of an intoxicant and inattention to driving. 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.

Bill Anthony Sebastian, 25, of Captain Cook, pleaded no contest Jan. 10 to driving under the influence of an intoxicant. He 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.

Ramiro Magana De Magana, 23, of Kona, pleaded no contest Dec. 10 to driving under the influence of an intoxicant. He was sentenced Jan. 10 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. His license was also revoked.

Ramiro Magana De Magana, 23, of Kona, pleaded no contest Sept. 20 to driving under the influence of an intoxicant and reckless driving. He was sentenced Jan. 10 to pay $974 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.