comscore DLNR officer charged with sex assault on minor | Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Top News

DLNR officer charged with sex assault on minor

  • HAWAII COUNTY POLICE

    Ethan Ferguson

A state Department of Land and Natural Resources enforcement officer was charged by Hawaii island police with five counts of sexual assault on a minor.

Police said the victim reported on Jan. 1 that she was at a beach park in Hilo when Ethan Ferguson, 39, allegedly approached her in uniform and sexually assaulted her.

Ferguson, who lives in Hilo, was arrested on Thursday and charged today with two counts of second-degree sexual assault and three counts of fourth-degree sexual assault.

Bail was set at $13,000, and Ferguson remains in custody pending an initial court appearance scheduled for Monday.

Comments (28)

By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the Terms of Service. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. If your comments are inappropriate, you may be banned from posting. Report comments if you believe they do not follow our guidelines.

Having trouble with comments? Learn more here.

Leave a Reply

Click here to see our full coverage of the coronavirus outbreak. Submit your coronavirus news tip.

Be the first to know
Get web push notifications from Star-Advertiser when the next breaking story happens — it's FREE! You just need a supported web browser.
Subscribe for this feature

Scroll Up