Catholic Cardinal Arrested for Driving Under the InfluenceAugust 25, 2015, 8:26 AM HST (Updated August 25, 2015, 8:41 AM)
Hawai’i County Police arrested a Roman Catholic Church Cardinal last week for driving under the influence.
William Joseph Levada, 79, of Menlo Park Calif., was arrested and charged for a DUI and released on $500 bail.
Police said the incident occurred on Aug. 19 at 11:15 p.m. He was charged at midnight the next day.
The arrest occurred on Hina Lani Street in Kailua-Kona after an officer observed him swerving while traveling north on Queen Kaahumanu Highway north of Kealakehe Parkway.