Court finds double DUI suspect guilty, hands down 5-year sentence

Nicholas Martin
The van driven by Nicholas Martin that was involved in a pedestrian accident sits on the side of Alii Drive on Dec. 1, 2017. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

KEALAKEKUA — A man accused of driving drunk twice within 24 hours and striking a pedestrian within that time was found guilty by a 3rd Circuit Court judge on Wednesday and sentenced to five years incarceration, despite the defendant’s no contest plea.