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UPDATE: Man Who Escaped Arrest Located, Charged

July 9, 2015, 9:37 AM HST
* Updated July 9, 4:05 PM
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***Updated at 4 p.m. to include additional information from the Hawai’i Police Department.***

Dillon Revilla was charged at 2:45 p.m. Thursday with second-degree escape and three firearms offenses. According to the Hawai’i Police Department, his bail was set at $37,000.

Revilla remains at the Hilo police cellblock awaiting his initial court appearance, scheduled for Friday.

***Original story posted at 9:37 a.m.***

A man who escaped from police while being handcuffed Tuesday night was located by the Hawai’i Police Department the following evening.

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According to Police, Dillon Revilla was found at 5:35 p.m. in Honomu. He was arrested on suspicion of escape and three firearms offenses.

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Revilla was taken to the Hilo police cellblock as Area I Criminal Investigations Section detectives continue to investigate.

On Tuesday, Revilla was being arrested for a firearms offense in the Kamaee Falls area of Ninole when he fled from police while handcuffed.

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