Judge goes above guidelines in sentencing Kealohas in corruption case.
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|Calling their corruption ‘shocking,’ judge goes above guidelines in sentencing Kealohas
A federal judge on Monday sentenced Katherine Kealoha, the former high-ranking deputy city prosecutor, to 13 years behind bars ― going above the sentencing guidelines of 10 years. Hours later, her husband ― ex-Police Chief Louis Kealoha ― was sentenced to seven years in prison, two more than was recommended. Both took part in a scheme that defrauded her grandmother, led to her uncle’s false arrest and plundered the trust funds of two children. Hawaii News Now. Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Civil Beat. KHON2. Hawaii Public Radio. KITV4. West Hawaii Today. Big Island Now.
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