Woman charged in escape
Police have charged a 21-year-old Pepeekeo woman in connection with an escape from a Hilo correctional facility.
At 5:32 p.m. Sunday, after conferring with prosecutors, detectives charged Shaylyn Momi Araw with second-degree escape. Her bail was set at $10,000. She was scheduled to make her initial court appearance Monday afternoon.
At 7:35 a.m. Sunday, police responded to the Hale Nani facility off Highway 11 after receiving a report from correctional officers that Araw had scaled a fence and fled on foot. She was being held at Hale Nani for various property crimes.
Personnel from South Hilo Patrol, the Special Enforcement Unit, and the Criminal Investigations Division conducted extensive searches along Route 11 as well as in the Hilo area. Police received and followed up on a tip that Araw might be in the upper Wainaku area. She was located there and arrested at 3:50 p.m.
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