POSTED: 11:21 a.m. HST, Aug 21, 2014
LAST UPDATED: 3:57 a.m. HST, Aug 22, 2014
Freedom was fleeting for a Big Island inmate, who was supposed to be released in October, but failed to return while on a work furlough pass.
Sean Duyser, 46, was reported missing from the Hale Nani Work Reintegration Center in Hilo at about 3:34 a.m. Thursday.
South Hilo patrol officers arrested him at 11 a.m. Thursday.
Duyser was serving 60 days for third-degree theft. He was supposed to be released on Oct. 2. Now, he will face an additional escape charge, which has a penalty of up to five years in prison..
Duyser weighs about 140 pounds. He is 5 feet 7 inches tall, with brown hair and blue eyes. Anyone with information on Duyser is asked to contact Hawaii ounty Police.
Hale Nani is a community-based reintegration program located five miles from Hawaii Community Correctional Center. It offers offender reintegration services and a work release program for sentenced inmates who will soon be released on the island of Hawaii.