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Former Honolulu police officer testifies at Kealoha mailbox trial that he ‘perpetuated a lie’

  • DIANE S. W. LEE / DLEE@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Retired Honolulu police officer Niall Silva and attorney William Harrison left federal court Tuesday. Silva, who pleaded guilty in December 2016 to conspiring with other officers and Katherine Kealoha to frame Gerard Puana for the theft of the Kealohas’ mailbox, testified in court Tuesday.

Retired police officer Niall Silva admitted repeatedly lying to the FBI, federal prosecutors, grand jurors and in court testimony in connection with the alleged theft of the mailbox of retired Honolulu Police Chief Louise Kealoha and his wife, former Deputy Prosecutor Katherine Kealoha. Read more

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