Hilo Escapee Update 05/01/99
Posted By admin On May 1, 1999 @ 5:00 pm In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled
HAWAII COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
SOUTH HILO PATROL DIVISION
SERGEANT RICHARD A. MIYAMOTO
MAY 1, 1999
MEDIA RELEASE UPDATE
Thanks to an anonymous tip, police Saturday (May 1, 1999) apprehended a man who had escaped from the Hale Nani minimum security facility the night before.
At 8:10 a.m., police arrested Troy A. Samson, 28, at a Keaa Street address. Samson was arrested for escape and taken to the Hawaii Community Correctional Center.
Samson had been discovered missing from the Hale Nani facility about 9 p.m. Friday, and police had asked the public for its help in apprehending the fugitive.
Samson was being held for revocation of probation and contempt of court for nonviolent crimes.
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