Sheriffs capture Maui escapee Junior Jorju

Sheriffs capture Maui escapee Junior Jorju

KAHULUI, MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) - Sheriff Deputies, acting on a tip, were able to locate and arrest MCCC escapee Junior Jorju at 9:30 a.m. Monday.

Maui Authorties say that Jorju was hiding in the back parking lot of the Harbor Lights Condominium Complex in Kahului.Jorju escaped from MCCC Saturday night.

He was reported missing during the 9:30 p.m. head count. He was last seen during the 7 p.m. head count.He was admitted to MCCC on July 7, to serve a fifteen day sentence for Driving without a License, Failure to Appear, and Criminal Contempt.

He was scheduled for release on July 20.Sheriffs are booking Jorju on a felony escape charge which carries a 5 year sentence. He is heading back to MCCC.

It is not known exactly how Jorju managed to escape at this time. Maui Police are investigating the escape case.Jorju was considered community custody, which is the lowest risk level.

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