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Taxi company helps capture escapee


    This photo provided by the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s office shows Randall Saito being arrested Wednesday in Stockton, Calif. Saito, a mental patient who escaped from the Hawaii State Hospital in Kaneohe, was captured as the result of a tip from a taxicab company.


    Hawaii State Hospital escapee Randall Saito pictured in a taxicab as he made his escape on Sunday.

An alert taxi company employee on Wednesday helped deputy sheriffs in California nab a dangerous Hawaii murderer who had escaped by walking out of the Hawaii State Hospital Sunday — chartering a flight to Maui, and taking a commercial airliner to the mainland before ever being reported missing. Read more

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