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Police officer awaits arraignment

A 40-year-old Honolulu police officer will be arraigned May 24 in Honolulu District Court on charges of drunken driving and leaving the scene after hitting a utility pole on Kona Street early Friday morning.

William Suarez is scheduled to appear at 8:30 a.m. in Courtroom 4-B.

Suarez, a seven-year police veteran assigned to the Waikiki district, was booked on suspicion of operating a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant and leaving the scene of an accident following the 5:30 a.m. incident. He has been reassigned to desk duty and relieved of his police powers.

Suarez was arrested at the 1100 block of Kona Street and was released on $500 bail.

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