Waiawa inmate Kurt Lopes captured, arrested

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After being reported missing Thursday, Waiawa Correctional Facility inmate Kurt Lopes is back in custody.

Honolulu police arrested Lopes and brought him to the Oahu Community Correctional Center at 11:30 a.m. Sunday. He will be transferred to Halawa Correctional Facility.

On Sept. 30, Lopes was reported missing from a headcount at about 9 p.m. How he escaped is under investigation.

Lopes, 30, is classified as a minimum custody. He is serving time for Burglary 1 and Unauthorized Entry into a Motor Vehicle. He now faces an Escape 1 charge. His next parole hearing was scheduled for May 2017.

Waiawa Correctional Facility consists of dorm-style housing for minimum custody, sentenced male inmates. All inmates participate in education or substance abuse treatment programs.

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