During the month of November 2017, the Sheriff Division Special Operations Section Fugitive Unit arrested 90 offenders and cleared 134 total warrants.
The warrants included 43 Felony Grand Jury Indictments, 8 Parole Violators, 11 Probation Violators, 23 Criminal Warrants, and 42 Traffic Warrants.
So far this year, there have been 1,413 fugitive arrests. The Sheriff Division Special Operations Section Fugitive Unit works tirelessly each day to track, locate, and apprehend wanted felons and fugitives while also providing vital law enforcement services such as K9 explosive detection, tactical response to critical incidents to State and County Agencies on every island, as well as transport services for high-risk prisoners.
During the month of November, Sheriff Special Operations deputies expended several thousand man-hours in an effort to track and apprehend wanted escapees Randal Saito, Gregory Labar, and Chandra Sakata. Thanks to the joint effort with other law enforcement agencies, Saito and Sakata have been arrested and are currently in custody.
If any individual believes they may have a warrant that they would like to clear, or has information on any of Hawaii’s most wanted, contact the Sheriff Fugitive Unit at 808-587-3623.
The public is reminded that Sheriffs do not call people about warrants having to do with jury duty. They will NEVER ask for personal information or solicit payment over the phone. Hawaii residents are also advised not to provide credit card numbers or other personal information to callers claiming to represent a law enforcement agency or the courts. If you receive a call matching this scam please alert the Sheriff Division by calling 586-1352.