POSTED: 5:35 p.m. HST, Sep 16, 2011
LAST UPDATED: 1:44 p.m. HST, Sep 17, 2011
A Hawaii News Now traffic reporter was arrested and cited for abuse of a household member.
John Taizo Braden, 32, was arrested at Queen's Counseling Services on Nuuanu Avenue at 2:10 p.m. for investigation of abuse of a family or household member, a misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in jail.
He posted $1,000 bail and was released at 4:35 p.m. He is scheduled to appear in Family Court on Sept. 30.
Braden reports on traffic for Hawaii News Now's Sunrise. He started with KGMB9 in the sales department in 2006, according to the station's website. Hawaii News Now said it has no comment on the arrest.