Former officer’s trial delayed after attorney fired

Brian Miller talks with his Public Defender at his July 2020 arraignment and plea hearing in Kona Circuit Court. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

A former Hawaii Police Department officer slated to stand trial last week on charges stemming from a May 2019 indictment for allegedly stealing cocaine from a police evidence locker in Hilo back in May 2016 received a continuance after firing his court-appointed attorney.