Man indicted for habitual DUI


A Kona grand jury has indicted a 36-year-old homeless man for habitual drunken driving.

The five-count indictment returned Tuesday charges Brandon Keoki Quintal with habitual DUI, driving after license suspended or revoked for DUI, driving after license suspended or revoked, and driving without a license and insurance.

A bench warrant set his bail at $2,000.

The charges stem from a traffic stop on March 28 at 11:55 at the intersection of Kawaihae Road and Ouli Street in Waimea.

According to the indictment, Quintal had three or more DUI convictions in the decade leading up to the offense alleged in the indictment.

Habitual DUI is a Class C felony punishable by up to five years imprisonment.

 

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