Woman fined for stealing nene gosling from state park

JOHN BURNETT/Tribune-Herald Mei Qin Chen, left in blue mask, turns to friends or family members in the gallery Monday in Hilo Circuit Court. At right is her attorney, Deputy Public Defender Megan Fellows, and behind her is a Mandarin language interpreter.

A 58-year-old woman was convicted for stealing a nene gosling from Wailoa State Recreation Area last March and sentenced Tuesday in Hilo Environmental Court.