Missing OCCC furlough inmate John Luna arrested after crash

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An Oahu Community Correctional Center work furlough inmate who had been missing for over a month is back in custody with a new round of alleged offenses.

Officers captured John Luna, 36, on Wednesday, March 9, at 5:39 p.m., near the intersection of Kapiolani Boulevard and Keeaumoku Street.

According to police, he “utilized a vehicle in a manner that placed the lives of two on-duty police officers at risk,” then crashed his car into a light pole. Police say he also possessed what appeared to be illegal narcotics.

He was arrested on suspicion of first-degree attempted murder, second-degree escape, as well as alleged drug and contempt offenses. He has not been charged.

Luna was reported missing after he failed to report for his scheduled check-in on Jan. 27.

He was serving time for multiple offenses: Burglary 1, Robbery 2, Unauthorized Possession of Confidential Personal Information, Possession of a Detrimental Drug 3, and Prohibited Acts Related to Drug Paraphernalia.

He had been tentatively approved for parole and awaiting the parole board to set the release date.

Luna was classified as community custody, which is the lowest custody level.

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