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HCCC Inmate Charged Following Escape

April 7, 2017, 10:37 AM HST
* Updated April 7, 10:39 AM
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Howard Hinds, also known as Kaulana Hinds and Manoa Kamau. HPD photo.

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


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