Waiawa escapee captured by police

Published On: Oct 23 2013 10:38:29 AM HST

Raphael Hernandez


Waiawa Correctional Facility escapee Raphael Hernandez was arrested by police officers on Tuesday,  according to Honolulu police.

Hernandez escaped from WCF on Saturday morning.  He was confirmed missing during a routine headcount at approximately 6 a.m. He was last seen at the 4 a.m. headcount. The state Department of Public Safety is investigating the escape.

Hernandez was classified as a minimum security custody.  He was serving a 5-year sentence for Promotion of a Dangerous Drug in the third degree. His sentence end date was March 30, 2016.

He will face an additional charge of escape.

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