Judge modifies sentence for ex-cop who murdered wife in ‘02

  • This undated photo provided by the state Department of Public Safety shows Albert Pacheco. Pacheco, who is housed at the Suguaro Correctional Center in Arizona, will go before the Hawaii Paroling Authority next month to learn the new minimum term he must serve for the 2002 shooting death of his wife, Cathalene "Cathy" Ann Pacheco. (Courtesy photo/Special to West Hawaii Today

A new minimum term will be set for a former Hawaii Police Department officer behind bars since his January 2002 arrest for fatally shooting his 42-year-old wife in Waikoloa Village.