January 12, 2014

From TheGardenIsland.com

LIHUE — Methamphetamine, money and night hunting landed two young men with a misdemeanor and jail time Thursday in 5th Circuit Court.

Jason Douglas Perreira, 30, of Kalaheo, was sentenced to 130 days time already served on one count of night hunting back on March 11.

Shaun Keoki Isao Kawamura, 27, of Kalaheo, was sentenced to seven days in addition to time already served.

Both defendants changed their pleas to no contest to misdemeanor night hunting on Aug. 29. Charges of second-degree criminal trespass, firearms and ammunition placement and felony drug possession were dismissed.

Kawamura was sentenced to seven days jail in addition to time served and no probation.

A third co-defendant, Joshua Aceret-Ipac, 22, of Hanapepe, also pleaded no contest to misdemeanor night hunting on Aug. 29. He was sentenced to time served and ordered to the same terms as the other co-defendants on Thursday.

County Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Melinda Mendes requested that the defendants be required to forfeit ownership of the .22 caliber rifle, ammunition, knives, flashlight, and $984.38 in cash that was seized as evidence. The court included the terms all three sentencings.


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