A federal jury found Honolulu police officer Landon K. Rudolfo guilty this morning of knowingly buying then selling a stolen vehicle.
Rudolfo faces a maximum 10-year prison at sentencing in July. He remains free on signature bond until then.
The jury found him not guilty of a conspiracy charge involving the theft of another vehicle.
During the trial, former Honolulu police officer Roddy Tsunezumi testified as a government witness against Rudolfo saying that he and Rudolfo negotiated the sale of a stolen SUV while they were on the job at the Honolulu Police Department’s main headquarters.
Both men were assigned to HPD’s Traffic Division at the time.
He also said he and Rudolfo arranged the phony theft of another vehicle as part of an insurance fraud scheme.
Tsunezumi pleaded guilty to, and is serving a 33-month prison sentence for, extortion in an unrelated case.
Rudolfo, an 11-year HPD veteran, is on leave without pay.