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HAWAII DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
Gilberto Dejos was sought by police and state sheriff’s after he showed up for a regularly scheduled check-in on Saturday but ran away before he could be processed.

A furlough inmate who ran away just prior to a scheduled check-in over the weekend turned himself in a the Kauai Community Correctional Center today. 

Gilberto Dejos was sought by police and state sheriff’s after he showed up for a regularly scheduled check-in on Saturday but ran away before he could be processed. 

Dejos had been participating in the extended furlough program, which allows inmates to live and work outside of the facility provided they check in at various times throughout the month. 

Dejos is classified as community custody which is the lowest custody level. He is serving time for third-degree promotion of a detrimental drug. His next parole hearing is scheduled for May 2016. He faces an additional escape charge.

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