Man escapes from HCCC custody 03-06-06

PHONE: 961-2252
March 6, 2006

Photo of Arthur Clayton

Arthur CLAYTON, M-44
…Escapee from H.C.C.C.


Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a jail inmate who escaped from the Hilo Medical Center emergency room.

Arthur Dale Clayton, M-44, had been taken to the emergency room by Hawaii Community Correctional Center staff for treatment. Police said he fled on foot heading east on Waianuenue Avenue.

Clayton is about 5-foot-6 and 180 pounds with brown eyes, a shaved or bald head and tattoos on his right shoulder, right lower arm, back and abdomen. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a gray hooded pullover sweater and brown boots.

Police ask anyone with information about his whereabouts to call Detective Uwao Chartrand at 961-2382 or the police non-emergency number at 935-3311.

Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona. All Crime Stoppers information is kept strictly confidential.

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