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Work furlough inmate arrested in Wahiawa

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Missing work furlough inmate Robert Yamaguchi was arrested by police today.

Police arrested today a 34-year-old missing work furlough inmate who was found in Wahiawa.

He was arrested at 11:15 a.m. on suspicion of first-degree escape and third-degree promotion of a dangerous drug.

Robert Yamaguchi failed to return to the Laumaka Work Furlough Center at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, the Department of Public Safety said.

He was not authorized to leave.

Yamaguchi is serving time for auto theft, drug charges and bail jumping.

His next parole hearing is scheduled for August.

Yamaguchi is a community custody inmate, the lowest classification status, with pass privileges.

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