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Big Island fugitive arrested in Oregon

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BEAVERTON, OR (HawaiiNewsNow) – Police in the Portland suburb of Beaverton arrested a fugitive from Big Island police Saturday. The Oregonian reports that officers found 19-year-old Rico Nasario hiding under a bed in an apartment.

On June 11, Nasario slipped away from police while he was being booked at Keaau. He had been arrested on an outstanding bench warrant.

Big Island police received a tip that Nasario was in the Beaverton area and contacted authorities there, who investigated and found him at the apartment. Nasario is being held in the Washington County jail pending extradition back to Hawaii.

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