Hawaii Island police arrest 2 HCCC inmates who escaped from the facility
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Two inmates who escaped from Hawaii Community Correctional Center early Wednesday morning were located and brought into custody by police.
The state Department of Public Safety said 21-year-old Camilo Moreno and 23-year-old Jaymeson Makio were at the facility awaiting trial — Moreno for assault, robbery and theft and Makio for a probation violation.
They were reported missing from their housing unit around 2:45 a.m. and were captured about an hour later at the Mooheau Bus terminal in Hilo, about a mile from HCCC.
Police determined Makio had just boarded a Hele-On bus and Moreno was in the process of boarding the bus when the two were arrested.
Officials did not say how the pre-trial detainees escaped but are investigating the incident.
Moreno and Makio face additional charges for second-degree escape. Their bail is set at $10,000 each.
The two are scheduled to appear in court on Friday.
Officials ask anyone with information about the incident to contact Hawaii County Police at (808) 961-2375.
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