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PSD NEWS RELEASE: Missing WCCC extended furlough inmate is arrested

Posted on Sep 3, 2017 in Latest Department News

HONOLULU – Missing Women’s Community Correctional Center (WCCC) extended furlough inmate Myra Kahele was arrested by Honolulu Police this morning.  Kahele failed to return after work to the YWCA Fernhurst furlough home in Makiki on May 5th.
Kahele was serving time for Promoting a Dangerous Drug 3 and Prohibited Acts Related to Drug Paraphernalia. Escape 2 is expected to be added to her charges.

The YWCA Fernhurst work furlough program is a community-based, contracted furlough program for female offenders with community custody status.

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Toni Schwartz
Public Information Officer
Hawaii Department of Public Safety
Office: 808-587-1358
Cell: 808-683-5507
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