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MADD outraged over hit-and-run sentence

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Jerry Putnam wipes away tears as his attorney Dean Hoe pleads his case in the courtroom of Judge Catherine Remigio in his sentencing for his hit-and-run negligent homicide conviction in the death of moped rider Paul Andrews, Monday, June 10, 2019. His request for a deferral was denied.

The probation sentence a state judge handed a motorist who killed a moped rider in a hit-and-run drunken driving crash “is an abysmal message to send to the driving public,” said Carol McNamee, founder of the Hawaii chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving. Read more

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