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Puna man sentenced to 10 years for assault on teenage girlfriend

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Douglas Wayne Soares Jr. pleaded guilty on March 14 to first-degree assault and three counts of domestic abuse aggravated by strangulation. In exchange for Soares guilty pleas, prosecutors dropped a charge of kidnapping, a Class A felony that carries a maximum prison term of 20 years.
2 months ago·Hawaii County, United States

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Big Island Now : Puna Man Sentenced to 10 years for Domestic Abuse

Douglas Wayne Soares, Jr. PC: Prosecutor’s OfficeA 26-year-old Puna man was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for domestic abuse, Prosecuting Attorney Kelden Waltjen announced on Thursday, Aug. 11.Douglas Wayne Soares, Jr. was sentenced for the Feb. 28, 2021, incident involving Soares’ teenage girlfriend.Prosecutors argued for the imposition of the maximum penalties for each of the charges. Soares was sentenced to a 10-year prison term f…

2 months ago·Honolulu, United States
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Puna man sentenced to 10 years for assault on teenage girlfriend - West Hawaii Today

A Puna man, 26 year-old Douglas Wayne Soares Jr., was sentenced Monday to a 10-year prison term in connection with a Feb. 28, 2021, domestic abuse incident involving Soares’ teenage girlfriend.

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Puna man sentenced to 10 years for assault on teenage girlfriend

A Puna man, 26 year-old Douglas Wayne Soares Jr., was sentenced Monday to a 10-year prison term in connection with a Feb. 28, 2021, domestic abuse incident involving Soares’ teenage girlfriend.

2 months ago
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