Virus delays sentencing for man in police officer assault

  • Shannon Ke appeared via Zoom for his sentencing hearing Monday before Kona Circuit Court Judge Wendy DeWeese. DeWeese continued the hearing after learning Ke hadn't reviewed a pre-sentence investigation report nor consulted with his counsel. (Chelsea Jensen/West Hawaii Today)

A judge delayed sentencing Monday for a 34-year-old Kona man found guilty by a jury of assaulting a law enforcement officer and resisting arrest after she learned the defendant hadn’t yet had a chance to review a pre-sentencing report and consult with his attorney.