Police Nab Hale Nani Escapee in Kona
Police have captured one of two inmates who escaped from the Hale Nani correctional facility Wednesday night.
Shortly before noon today, police responded to a report that Andrew Wanat had been seen on Alapa Street in Kailua-Kona.
Police said Wanat twice tried to run from responding officers but was taken into custody without further incident.
Wanat, 27, was arrested for second-degree escape and is being held at the Kona cellblock.
The other escapee, 23-year-old Robert Carlos Garcia, is still at large.