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Hale Nani Furlough Inmate Fails to Check In

September 25, 2015, 7:10 PM HST
* Updated September 25, 7:11 PM
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A Big Island furlough inmate Joshua Lopes-Keli failed to report for his scheduled check-in at Hale Nani Reintegration Center in Hilo Friday.

Department of Public Safety officials say Lopes-Keli was supposed to check-in at 3:30 p.m., when he failed to show State Sheriffs and the Hawai’i Police Department were notified.

Individuals part of the extended furlough program live and work outside of the facility but are required to check-in periodically throughout the month.

According to DPS, the 26-year-old is serving time for Second Degree Robbery. It is expected that Escape 2 will be added to his charged.

Lopes-Keli’s next parole hearing was scheduled for October.

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DPS officials describe Lopes-Keli as 6-foot-5 and 277 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes.

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Lopes-Keli is classified as a community custody, the lowest custody level.

Anyone who sees Lopes-Keli should call 911.

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