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Maui officer pleads guilty to theft, sex assault

MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) - A Maui police officer pleaded guilty to committing crimes while on duty.

Kristopher Galon admitted in court to stealing over $1,500 from a drive during a traffic stop.

The 37 year old also sexually assaulted a woman who had been jailed after another officer arrested and robbed her.

Galon was awarded the Silver Medal of Valor in 2004 for saving an unconscious driver from a burning vehicle.

He faces up to a year in prison and a $100,000 fine.

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