PSD NEWS RELEASE: Laumaka work furlough inmate arrested after failing to return to facility on time

Posted on Mar 6, 2017 in Latest News

HONOLULU – Work furlough inmate Bobby Cotton failed to return to the Laumaka Work Furlough Center last night (Friday).  He left the center in the morning to go to work and was scheduled to return by 4:45 p.m. State Sheriffs and Honolulu Police were notified. Honolulu Police arrested Cotton last night and returned him to the Oahu Community Correctional Center at about 9:30 a.m. today.  He will face an additional escape 2 charge.

Cotton is serving time for Robbery 2. His next parole hearing is scheduled for May 2017.

Cotton is a community custody inmate in the work furlough program.  Inmates in the work furlough program are either actively seeking employment or working in the community.  Community custody is the lowest classification status.

Toni Schwartz
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Hawaii Department of Public Safety
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