Judge rejects 15-year deal for ex-councilman in Kauai meth ring

  • This October 2019 booking photo provided by the Kauai Police Department shows former Kauai County Councilman Arthur Brun. (Kauai Police Department via AP, File)

HONOLULU — A U.S. judge has rejected a deal between prosecutors and a former elected Kauai official who agreed to plead guilty and accept a 15-year prison term for leading a drug-trafficking organization.