Police arrest second woman in connection to aiding a wanted federal fugitive

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HONOLULU (KHON2) — A second woman has been arrested for allegedly aiding then federal fugitive Orlando Manguchei. 

On November 19, 2019, a federal arrest warrant was issued for Boggs-Kaui for harboring and concealing fugitive Orlando Manguchei, who led police on a 7-day manhunt through the mountains of Kauai. 

On November 20 at around 9 p.m. U.S. Marshals and Honolulu Police located and arrested 41-year-old Leona Boggs-Kaui of Kauai at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport as she was trying to board a flight leaving Oahu. 

Her criminal history includes arrests and convictions for narcotics, theft of a firearm, criminal contempt of court, and violations of parole and probation. 

If convicted, Boggs-Kaui faces up to five years in federal prison. 

Boggs-Kaui will appear in federal court on Thursday, November 21, before a U.S. Magistrate Judge.

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