Hawaii authorities arrest mistakenly released Oahu detainee

HONOLULU — State sheriffs have arrested an Oahu Community Correctional Center detainee who was mistakenly released.

The Department of Public Safety says 25-year-old Winston Kailimai was mistakenly released Wednesday instead of being transferred to the state hospital.

He was sentenced Wednesday on a misdemeanor charge and released on probation, but was supposed to have been sent to the hospital after being found unfit to stand trial in a separate assault case.

Sheriffs received a tip that Winston Kailimai was located on Nimitz Highway near Sand Island at around 3 p.m. He was then arrested near the highway.

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