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Tam sentenced to 2 days in jail on theft counts

  • DENNIS ODA
    Former City Councilman Rod Tam listened Tuesday as a District Court judge sentenced him to two days in jail on theft charges and ethics violations. Tam apologized for his actions and said he had learned from his mistakes.
  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
    20111101-008 CTY TAM Former City Councilman Rod Tam was sentenced in District Court by Judge Shintani, He only got two days of jail Dec. 31st and Jan. 1st. with his fines turned into community service. Nelson Goo was his defense attorney and Lori Wada was the deputy attorney general. Before Tam entered the courtroom, his supporters greeted him (l-r) Kahu Manu Mook, Lori Santos (V. Chair Kalihi Valley Neighboorhood Board) and Bob Brennan (behind, he was a witness that testified in his behalf). PHOTO BY DENNIS ODA. NOV. 1, 2011. 20111101-008 CTY TAM Former City Councilman Rod Tam was sentenced in District Court by Judge Shintani, He only got two days of jail Dec. 31st and Jan. 1st. with his fines turned into community service. Nelson Goo was his defense attorney and Lori Wada was the deputy attorney general. Before Tam entered the courtroom, his supporters greeted him (l-r) Kahu Manu Mook, Lori Santos (V. Chair Kalihi Valley Neighboorhood Board) and Bob Brennan (behind, he was a witness that testified in his behalf). PHOTO BY DENNIS ODA. NOV. 1, 2011.

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