The state Department of Public Safety said in a news release Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 23, that a missing inmate has been arrested.
Missing Kaua’i Community Correctional Center extended furlough inmate Ricardo Navor Jr. was arrested by Kaua’i police and returned to KCCC in Līhuʻe at 12:45 p.m. Wednesday. According to the news release, Navor failed to return to his community residence on Feb. 13.
Navor is serving time for promoting a dangerous drug. An escape charge is expected to be added. His next parole hearing was scheduled for this month.
Inmates in the extended furlough program live and work outside the facility.