On December 7, 2012, at approximately 8:15 pm, a joint task force apprehended Jarvis Higa, in Oceanview, Kau, after he attempted to flee a residence on foot.
Higa was arrested for multiple charges, to include escaping from the Hawaii County Correctional Center. Higa is being transported to the Hilo Police Station for processing.
The joint task force was made up of Officer from both Hilo and Kona, and assisted by the State Sheriffs, along with Kau Police, Still at large is escapee Ryan Jeffries-Hamar.
- Two Escapees Still on Run Following Violent Escape From Hawaii Community Correctional Center (damontucker.com)
- Manhunt Still On for Dangerous Escapees on Big Island – More Details Released on Escape (damontucker.com)
- MANHUNT CONTINUES – Escapees May Try to Rob Bank (damontucker.com)