HCCC Inmate Charged Following Escape
Big Island police have charged a 26-year-old inmate from the Hawaiʻi Community Correctional Center following his escape Wednesday afternoon, April 5.
At 7:27 p.m. Thursday evening, April 6, detectives with the Area I Criminal Investigation Section charged Howard Hinds, also known as Kaulana Hinds and Manoa Kamau, with one count of second degree escape.
At 1:23 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, April 5, South Hilo Patrol Officers responded to a report of a male inmate running from the facility. At 2:05 p.m., the inmate was located behind a residence on Omao Street, approximately .75 miles from the correctional center and taken into custody without incident.
Bail for Hinds was set at $10,000. He is being held at the Hawaiʻi Community Correctional Center pending his initial court appearance scheduled for this afternoon, Friday, April 7.
HCCC Inmate Arrested, Returned to Facility