Posts Tagged: Crime

Ex-rape victim draws on own ordeal to fight for women’s rights

Kyodo News International, Inc. FEATURE: Ex-rape victim draws on own ordeal in pushing women’s rights TOKYO, Nov. 7 Kyodo The presence of U.S. forces in Okinawa over the years has come to mean different things to different people in the local community: for some a sense of security or status symbol, for others a source… Read more »

Slain soldier just re-enlisted

Posted on: Wednesday, October 12, 2005 Slain soldier just re-enlisted Advertiser Staff and News Reports Felicia LaDuke had just returned from a seven-month deployment to Iraq, re-enlisted for three more years and was looking forward to transferring from Schofield Barracks to Fort Bliss, Texas, when she was killed on Friday, a North Dakota paper reported…. Read more »

Authorities Say Soldier Strangled, Ran Over Ex-Girlfriend

Authorities Say Soldier Strangled, Ran Over Ex-Girlfriend Officials Say Victim, Suspect Fighting For Child’s Custody POSTED: 5:38 pm HST October 10, 2005 UPDATED: 9:34 am HST October 11, 2005 HONOLULU — Police Monday charged a 21-year-old Schofield Barracks soldier with the murder of his former girlfriend. Investigators combed the area where the body was discovered… Read more »

Police Arrest Schofield Soldier After Woman Found Dead

Police Arrest Schofield Soldier After Woman Found Dead Police Reports Indicate Victim, Suspect In Custody Battle POSTED: 10:38 pm HST October 9, 2005 UPDATED: 5:25 pm HST October 10, 2005 HONOLULU — Honolulu police arrested a man in connection with the death of a woman found dead near Kaena Point this weekend. Officials said they… Read more »

Mom calls for death penalty in girl’s abuse

Sunday, July 31, 2005 Mom calls for death penalty in girl’s abuse Talia Williams’ father and stepmother both deserve that fate, her natural mother says By Debra Barayuga Tarshia Williams has a wish for the man who fathered her only child and stands accused of beating the 5-year-old girl almost daily, causing her death… Read more »

State told of abuse week before girl died

Posted on: Tuesday, July 26, 2005 State heard of abuse week before girl died By PETER BOYLAN AND Mike Gordon Advertiser Staff Writers A relative of 5-year-old Talia Williams told state child welfare officials that the girl was being abused a week before her death, but officials said yesterday that they could not intervene because… Read more »

Army violated agreement with state in child abuse case Possible Army-State Agreement Violation In Child Abuse Case Army Wants To Work On Child Abuse Prevention POSTED: 6:10 pm HST July 21, 2005 UPDATED: 6:43 pm HST July 21, 2005 HONOLULU — The Army may have violated an agreement with the state about child abuse investigations in the death of Talia Williams, 5, KITV… Read more »

National Guard Sgt. accused of terroristic threatening of wife

Wednesday, January 26, 2005 Suspected infidelity led to alleged threats A former police recruit is accused of threatening his wife with a handgun By Debra Barayuga The wife of an ex-Honolulu police recruit said her husband threatened to put a bullet in her head, apparently because he believed she was fooling around. Sherly Gomez,… Read more »

Soldier with ‘perfect military record’ threatens wife with gun

Tuesday, June 8, 2004 CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARBULLETIN.COM Former Honolulu Police Department recruit Ernie Gomez, right, headed into court yesterday with his attorney, Victor Bakke. Gomez will be arraigned June 21. Ex-HPD recruit to be arraigned His wife says that he put a gun to her head, threatening to kill her By Debra Barayuga… Read more »

Conviction stands for soldier who brutally murdered of a prostitute in Waikiki

While searching online for incidents of military crimes in Hawai’i, I came across the following information on a website for the Honolulu City Prosecutor.  While the page was basically a resume for Peter Carlisle, it was one of the few entries that turned up on this particular case. William Conklin, a soldier, was convicted for… Read more »