Posts Tagged: Crime

Ex-Soldier charged for woman’s murder, was guilty of similar 1980 murder

April 3, 2007 Man charged in woman’s death committed similar 1980 murder According to court documents, Darnell Griffin constantly harassed his victim By Rosemarie Bernardo In 1980, Darnell Griffin harassed Lynn Marie Gherardi after she said she did not want to go out with him again, according to witnesses. On Oct. 10, 1980, Griffin… Read more »

Ex-soldier, with prior murder conviction, arrested for 1999 murder Darnell Griffin Police Arrest Man In 1999 Murder Case Suspect Previously Convicted Of Murder POSTED: 1:36 pm HST March 30, 2007 HONOLULU — Honolulu police arrested a convicted murder in connection with a murder case that happened in 1999. Darnell Griffin faces charges of second-degree murder in the death of Evelyn Luka. Luka was… Read more »

Former Pearl Harbor MP charged with murder

Witness tells of Torres’ confession and threats By Debra Barayuga Accused murderer Jenaro Torres threatened to kill a former co-worker and her family if she told anyone he had robbed a bank in Hawaii and killed someone, the woman testified. Susan Davis said she believed Torres’ threat, and for nearly six months she kept… Read more »

Soldier gets life with no parole for killing fellow GI

Soldier gets life with no parole for killing fellow GI By Rosemarie Bernardo A seven-member jury sentenced Spc. Jeffery White to life in prison without the possibility of parole for murdering Spc. Felicia LaDuke. White showed no emotion when his sentence was announced in a courtroom yesterday at Wheeler Army Airfield. The court-martial jury… Read more »

Soldier faces life in prison for murder

Soldier faces life in prison for murder The Schofield driver is found guilty of killing the mother of his child By Rosemarie Bernardo A court-martial jury found Spc. Jeffery White guilty yesterday of premeditated murder of Spc. Felicia LaDuke on Oct. 7, 2005. White, a truck driver with the 325th Brigade Support Battalion, faces… Read more »

Ex-Navy man suspect in death of stepfather

Posted on: Friday, November 17, 2006 Stepson sought in fatal fire By Peter Boylan and David Waite Advertiser Staff Writers Marie Ramos, who arrived home more than two hours after the fire and learned of her husband’s death, talks with a Red Cross worker. Neighbors who had rushed over when the fire began were unable… Read more »

Former military man sentenced to prison for sex assault of boy Man Who Sexually Assaulted Boy Sentenced To Prison Victim’s Grandfather Blasts For Problems POSTED: 3:39 pm HST September 20, 2006 HONOLULU — A man who met a teenage boy online and then sexually assaulted him was sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to several crimes. Joseph Colasacco, 30, apologized to… Read more »

Hearing begins for Schofield soldier

Posted on: Tuesday, April 25, 2006 Hearing begins for Schofield soldier By William Cole Advertiser Military Writer Spc. Jeffery White spacer spacer Spc. Felicia LaDuke spacer spacer WAHIAWA – Army Spc. Felicia LaDuke had a young son she loved, but on the night of Oct. 7, 2005, she had a baby sitter, and was in… Read more »

Former military man indicted for sexual assault on a child Thursday, March 2, 2006 Suspect facing more counts of sex assault An Oahu grand jury has re-indicted a 30-year-old man, allegedly found in the bed of a 14-year-old Waialae boy by his stepfather, adding four more first-degree sexual assault charges and upgrading an electronic enticement charge. Joseph Colasacco was indicted yesterday on five counts… Read more »

Navy wife arrested over baby’s death in Hawai’i Woman Arrested In Ohio Over Baby’s Death In Hawaii Authorities Say Mother Smothered Infant POSTED: 5:22 pm HST January 16, 2006 HONOLULU — Authorities arrested a military wife in Ohio wanted for the murder of her baby in Hawaii. It involves a cold case from a few years ago. Initially authorities didn’t have enough… Read more »