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OCCC escapee is back in custody, charged in car theft

By Star-Advertiser staff

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LAST UPDATED: 07:14 a.m. HST, May 27, 2013



Prosecutors have charged a 28-year-old Oahu Community Correctional Center escapee with car theft.

Benjamin Pabingwit, who escaped from OCCC May 5, allegedly stole a vehicle 6:59 a.m. Saturday while the 54-year-old owner was inside a store in Waianae.

Patrol officers arrested him 7:15 a.m. Saturday on Hakimo Road and found Pabingwit was also an outstanding OCCC escapee.

He was arrested on suspicion of unauthorized control of a propelled vehicle, second-degree escape, and charged Saturday night on those offenses.

His bail was set at $25,000.

He was also arrested on a $500 warrant.







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ejkorvette wrote:
This charge, Combined with his original jail sentence, he'll be out by Christmas 2013.
on May 26,2013 | 08:54PM
64hoo wrote:
maybe sooner if he posts 25000 bail and they lose his record about being a escapee from occc he will be out roaming around before Christmas 2013.
on May 26,2013 | 11:17PM
BigOpu wrote:
So how long was he out as an escapee?
on May 27,2013 | 04:02AM
pandadaddy wrote:
Can't we just exterminate these people?
on May 27,2013 | 08:59AM
RichardCory wrote:
No.
on May 27,2013 | 06:32PM
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