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12-06-21 (Correction) Wanted Escapee Keahi Sale Arrested

Hawai`i Police Department
South Hilo Patrol
Sergeant Kayla Makino-Kahuli
Phone (808) 935-3311
Report No. 21-102604

Media Release

This is a correction to the previous media release which stated that wanted escapee Keahi Sale had been arrested and charged. Sale was arrested for second-degree escape and returned to Hawai’i Community Correctional Center. He has not yet been charged.

Hawai`i Island police have arrested Hawai’i Community Correctional Center (H.C.C.C.) inmate, Keahi C. Sale for second-degree escape.

Sale was located the morning of 12-6-2021 shortly before 9:00 a.m. at a building on the 400 block of Waianuenue Avenue in Hilo.  Officers responded and arrested SALE without incident, after receiving a tip from the public.

Sale had been reported as an escapee on December 3, 2021 from the Hale Nani Correctional Center where he had been in custody for multiple violent felonies.

The Hawai’i Police Department would like to thank the public for their assistance in locating Sale.