Nashville Waikiki found guilty of over-serving after customer's deathUPDATED 10:38 PM HST May 15, 2014Video Transcript
over-serving a soldier who later went on a fatal rampage.. Good evening, I'm Yunji de Nies. And i'm Kenny Choi. The Honolulu liquor Commission found Nashville Waikiki guilty of 2 charges... carrying a maximum fine. 1 27 39 109 NATS of POLICE/AND TRUCK RAMMING INTO POLICE :03 In the early morning hours of January 15, 2013 Honolulu police shot and killed Gregory Gordon after he repeatedly drove a truck into police cars on Ala Wai Boulevard. Hours earlier... According to the commission's investigation, the former Schofield Barracks soldier had ordered more than 30 drinks at the bar over the course of 2-and-a half hours. WAYNE LUKE- DEFENSE ATTORNEY 58:52 THERE'S A QUESTION WHETHER HE MAY HAVE LEFT THE BAR DURING THAT PERIOD DURING LAST SERVICE AND WHEN THEY LEFT. IT'S THEIR PROOF TO SHOW HE REMAINED ON PREMISE. PROSECUTOR: 01:29 WHETHER GORDON THERE THE WHOLE TIME OR NOT THEY ALLOWED HIM TO RE-ENTER INTOXICATED. IF THAT'S THE ARGUMENT, IT'S A VIOLATION. The bar owners of Nashville Waikiki have been fined the maximum $2000 for each of the two charges... Including engaging in practices which promoted excessive consumption of liquor. However, the commission found the bar NOT guilty of what's known as "STACKING" -- serving more than 1 drink at a time to a customer. karen huntimer - nashville waikiki co-owner 00:46:12 we have employee manual with extensive part just to go over liquor laws and make sure they're followed," An autopsy 28 hours AFTER Gordon's death showed a blood alcohol level of .196--- MORE than twice the legal limit to drive. The bar will NOT lose its license, but is now under probation for 6 months.