Hawaii School Security Guard Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison

Anthony Romualdo, who worked at Kailua Intermediate, pled guilty to having sex with an underage student.

After being found guilty for having sex with an underage student, a former Hawaii school security guard will be serving eight years in prison.

Anthony Romualdo, who met the victim at the Kailua Intermediate School, pleaded guilty to three charges, according to a KRON-2 report. The parents discovered the relationship after the victim was found to be five months pregnant.

The state was asking for an open 20 year sentence, but the defense requested youthful offender considerations as Romualdo was 20 at the time of the assaults. He apologized in court for his actions.

“Given the complaining witness’ age, she was a child and the defendant was an adult,” said deputy prosecutor Kris Yamamoto. “Regardless of whatever he may try and blame the victim for the way she dressed, the way she acted towards him, he was the adult in this relationship.”

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