(BIVN) – One of the two retired police officers recently indicted by a grand jury in connection with stolen drug evidence first reported in 2018, has turned himself in to police.
“On Wednesday at 9:44 a.m., 67-year-old Chadwick Fukui of Hilo, a former police officer with the Hawai‘i Police Department, turned himself in at the Hilo Police Station for a Warrant of Arrest”, the Hawaiʻi Police Department reported.
Fukui was indicted on Monday, May 13. He was charged with two counts of hindering prosecution and two counts of tampering with physical evidence. There was a $500 bail for each count.
After being processed, Fukui was released after posting bail.
Also indicted was retired police officer Brian Miller. He faces charges of fourth-degree theft, obstructing government operations, and multiple different offenses related to tampering with physical evidence.
Four civilians – Lance Yamada, Stacey Yamada, David Colon and Ivar Kaluhikaua – were also indicted on the same charges as Fukui, the West Hawaii Today reported.