Authorities arrest Waiawa Correctional Facility escapee

Authorities arrest Waiawa Correctional Facility escapee

WAIAWA, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Authorities have located a 30-year-old inmate who escaped the Waiawa Correctional Facility Thursday night.

Honolulu police arrested inmate, Kurt Lopes, just before 7 p.m. on Saturday at the Kunia Walmart.

Lopes is serving time for burglary and unauthorized entry into a motor vehicle.

He will be transferred to the Halawa Correctional Facility. His escape is under investigation.

Waiawa is a minimum-security facility for men with substance abuse issues.

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