A State Department of Public Safety spokeswoman says 51-year-old Edward Robins was found by Sheriffs and returned to OCCC at about 9 p.m. Sunday.
Robbins was mistakenly released last Friday.
He was serving time for a third-degree assault conviction.
Robbins was due to be released this Friday.
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When a plane crashes into the ocean, people can increase their chances of survival by keeping in mind a few simple things.
One of the survivors in a plane crash off Molokai was determined to get everyone out and into their life vests, even swimming a half mile to shore to flag down help.
Molokai residents are stunned after a Makani Kai plane crashed in waters off Kalaupapa Wednesday afternoon.