Quantcast
  

Monday, September 01, 2014         

TO ACCESS SUBSCRIBER CONTENT:
Current Print Subscribers
ACTIVATE account
- OR -
LOGIN or SUBSCRIBE
for full digital access

Kauai lawmaker agrees to settlement

County officials were accused of violating his rights

By Rosemarie Bernardo

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 05, 2014

~~<p>A Kauai councilman has reached a $290,000 settlement in a lawsuit against a former prosecutor and other county officials after he accused them of abuse of power and malicious prosecution.</p>
<p>The settlement was reached almost two years after Councilman Tim Bynum filed the suit at U.S. District Court in September 2012 alleging violations of his civil rights by Shaylene Iseri-Carvalho, supervising planning inspector Sheila Miyake and the county. He alleged an illegal warrantless search of his home occurred and that criminal charges over zoning violations filed against him amounted to political retaliation and an attempt to block him from questioning the financial activities of the prosecutor's office.</p>
~~

A Kauai councilman has reached a $290,000 settlement in a lawsuit against a former prosecutor and other county officials after he accused them of abuse of power and malicious prosecution.

The settlement was reached almost two years after Councilman Tim Bynum filed the suit at U.S. District Court in September 2012 alleging violations of his civil rights by Shaylene Iseri-Carvalho, supervising planning inspector Sheila Miyake and the county. He alleged an illegal warrantless search of his home occurred and that criminal charges over zoning violations filed against him amounted to political retaliation and an attempt to block him from questioning the financial activities of the prosecutor's office. Login for more...



Login or sign up below for the complete story

Print Subscribers
ACTIVATION
Current print subscribers, activate your premium content account for unlimited online access & commenting
New Subscribers
Find subscription offers in your area and choose the package that suits your reading preferences.

14-DAY PASS
14 day premium online access and commenting ability on StarAdvertiser.com