HONOLULU (KHON2) — A man was sentenced to 10 years in prison for felony DUI yesterday.
Ricardo Newcomb Jr., 47, was found guilty in January of habitually operating a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant. It is Newcomb’s third conviction for habitual felony drunk driving and his sixth overall drunk driving conviction.
Newcomb’s was arrested in February 2019 after he totaled a luxury sedan by driving onto the sidewalk along Beretania Street where he crashed into a street light.
Prosecutors say he previously served a prison term of five years for his first two habitual DUIs. He was out of prison for only fifteen months before committing this new offense.
THE LATEST ON KHON2
- Kauai fire crews rescue Indiana visitor on hiking trail in Kōke‘e
- LSU confirms body found in Mississippi River is missing LSU Student
- Got paper? Ka Makana Ali’i wants to help you shred it
- Police seek public’s help locating man suspected of terroristic threatening
- Physical inactivity associated with higher COVID-19 risks, study says