Share this story LIHUE — The Kauai Police Department conducted an investigation into allegations that a of its officers were involved in cheating on a proficiency test and later covering it up. The investigation was not completed for at least two months, and afterward, police refused to turn over the Ladies looking nsa Saunemin Illinois 61769 prosecutors until compelled to do so by Cheating wives in Lawai HI court order.
Still, the hundreds of s of documents related to the investigation remain sealed, and county officials will not comment on the matter.
Whether the information will be publicly available anytime soon, however, remains an open question. Watanabe and Valenciano reviewed the KPD report submitted by prosecutors before ordering the documents to be sealed and instructing attorneys on both sides not to share them with any third party.
The court battle over information related to the internal police investigation began in December of last year, when the county Office of the Prosecuting Attorney sent a letter to a lawyer defending Cody Safadago, a Kauai man facing negligent manslaughter charges. In February, prosecutors sent an almost identical letter to a defense attorney in a separate case, naming a Naughty woman wants casual sex Fife officer, Lt.
Jon Takamura, and a third letter, sent last month, added a sixth name to the list of KPD officers involved, Isaiah Sarsona.
The third letter, dated May 2, was addressed to Honolulu attorney Michael Green, who represents Virgil Caday, a Kauai man facing charges related to a Adult looking casual sex Call Texas 75933 incident last year.
The court battle over the KPD records has gone on now for over Nude girls from Burlington months.
According to the minutes of a court hearing in February, Deputy County Prosecutor Peter Morimoto said a report of the investigation had been completed and was pending a determination to be made by the police chief at an administrative hearing to be held two weeks later.
The police department has declined to offer any information regarding the matter and was hesitant at first to even admit it existed. Both cases are scheduled to go to trial in September.