Wednesday, April 23, 2014

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.

  • Rex Reed Letchworth, 33, of Los Angeles, pleaded no contest Jan. 27 to driving under the influence of an intoxicant and failure to have no-fault motor vehicle insurance. He was sentenced March 14 to pay $1,509 in fines and fees, referred to a driver's education course, ordered to undergo substance abuse assessment and treatment, and enter a substance abuse rehabilitation program. His license was also suspended.
  • Alden Lautrok, 36, of Kailua-Kona, pleaded no contest March 14 to driving under the influence of an intoxicant, driving with an improper license, failure to have no-fault motor vehicle insurance and failure to have a person 15 years of age or older wear a seat belt while riding in the front passenger seat. He was sentenced to pay $1,743 in fines and fees, referred to a driver's education course, ordered to undergo substance abuse assessment and treatment, and enter a substance abuse rehabilitation program. He must also serve an unspecified amount of jail time, complete a child passenger restraint course and his license was suspended.
  • Daniel Cord Hubbard, 49, of Kailua-Kona, pleaded guilty March 14 to driving under the influence of an intoxicant and driving with an improper license. He was sentenced to pay $1,099 in fines and fees, referred to a driver's education course, ordered to undergo substance abuse assessment and treatment, and enter a substance abuse rehabilitation program.
  • Herman Kapewa Hopfe Jr., 51, of Kailua-Kona, pleaded no contest March 17 to driving under the influence of an intoxicant. He was sentenced to pay $462 in fees in addition to an undisclosed fine, referred to a driver's education course, ordered to undergo substance abuse assessment and treatment, and enter a substance abuse rehabilitation program. He must also perform an unspecified number of community service hours.
  • Eric A. Smyth, 41, of Kailua-Kona, pleaded no contest March 17 to driving under the influence of an intoxicant and driving with an improper license. He was sentenced to pay $499 in fees, referred to a driver's education course, ordered to undergo substance abuse assessment and treatment, and enter a substance abuse rehabilitation program. He must also perform an unspecified number of community service hours.
  • Chelsea Kanani Kane, 19, of Kailua-Kona, pleaded no contest March 17 to driving under the influence of an intoxicant and failure to have no-fault motor vehicle insurance. She was sentenced to pay $1,484 in fines and fees, referred to a driver's education course, ordered to undergo substance abuse assessment and treatment, and enter a substance abuse rehabilitation program. Her license was also revoked.
  • Sarah Waahila, 28, of Waimea, pleaded no contest March 17 to driving under the influence of an intoxicant. She was sentenced to pay $962 in fines and fees, referred to a driver's education course and ordered to undergo substance abuse assessment and treatment. She must also serve an unspecified amount of jail time and her license was revoked.
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