Last Waiki accomplice reaches plea agreement with state

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The last of the seven defendants accused of aiding Justin Waiki following the fatal shooting of Hawaii Police Department Officer Bronson Kaliloa in July 2018 recently reached a plea agreement with the state.

Taumi Carr pleaded guilty to one count of first-degree hindering prosecution, a Class C felony, on Dec. 22. In exchange for her plea, prosecutors dropped a second charge of hindering prosecution.

Jamie Jason, Malia Lajala, Jorge Pagan-Torres, Krystle Ferreira, Kiel Brende and Mokihana Veincent have all been sentenced for their rolls for aiding and abetting Waiki. Carr is scheduled to be sentenced March 8 and faces up to five years imprisonment.

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