Another HPD officer arrested, re-assigned from traffic division

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Another Honolulu Police Officer is in trouble with the law.

Forty-three-year-old Scott Valdez was arrested Thursday night, for unauthorized entry into a motor vehicle, and criminal property damage.

The circumstances of his arrest have not been released.

But a police spokesperson confirms that Valdez was assigned to the traffic division at the time of the incident.

He has since been re-assigned, and his gun and badge have been taken away.

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