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Mario Hernandez Located and Arrested

December 23, 2015, 3:59 PM HST
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Mario Hernandez. HPD photo.

Mario Hernandez. HPD photo.

Hawaiʻi Island police have located 42-year-old Mario Hernandez of Keaʻau, who was wanted on a bench warrant.

Hernandez was arrested in Hilo on Tuesday, Dec. 22, and charged with failure to appear. His bail was set at $600.

He was also arrested on suspicion of promoting a dangerous drug for an Sept. 6 incident, but has not been charged in that case pending further investigation.

Hernandez was held at the Hilo police cellblock until his initial court appearance on Wednesday, Dec. 23.

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