HONOLULU (AP) — A former Honolulu police lieutenant who is scheduled to begin serving a three-and-a-half year prison sentence next month in Hawaii’s biggest corruption case is asking a judge to let him remain free while he appeals his conviction.
Derek Wayne Hahn’s attorney said Wednesday that the appeal could take several years.
Get Hawaii’s latest news sent to your inbox, click here to subscribe to News 2 You, a daily newsletter.
A jury convicted Hahn, another former police officer, a former Honolulu police chief and the ex-chief’s former prosecutor wife of conspiracy in a plot to frame a man.
Hahn’s motion says he is not likely to flee or pose a danger. A May 25 hearing is scheduled for the request.