US Surgeon General pleads not guilty to Hawaii citation

  • FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2020, file photo, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams speaks during a press conference on the second day of surge COVID-19 testing, at Kalakaua District Park in Honolulu. A lawyer for Surgeon General Adams pleaded not guilty Monday, Nov. 2, 2020, on behalf of Adams who was cited by Honolulu police for being in a closed park during a trip to help Hawaii cope with a spike in coronavirus cases. Adams didn’t travel to Hawaii for the arraignment. (Jamm Aquino/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP, File)

HONOLULU — A lawyer for U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams pleaded not guilty Monday on behalf of the official who was cited by Honolulu police for being in a closed park during a trip to help Hawaii cope with a spike in coronavirus cases.

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