POSTED: 5:23 p.m. HST, Sep 12, 2013
LAST UPDATED: 5:25 p.m. HST, Sep 12, 2013
Hawaii County police have captured a 23-year-old escapee from the Hale Nani Correctional Center in Hilo.
Robert Carlos Garcia was taken into custody this morning.
Police received a tip that Garcia, the second of two inmates who escaped Sept. 4, was at a home on Ohai Street in Hilo.
Garcia tried to flee when police arrived but officers caught him after a brief foot pursuit, police said.
Garcia was charged with ecape and was also arrested on investigation of a drug offense.
His bail was set at $10,000.
The other inmate, Andrew Wanat, 27, was arrested in Kona Sept. 6.