Furlough inmate walks from transitional home

LIHUE — A Kapaa man on a prison furlough program is sought by police after he left his transition home on Wednesday.

Orlando Christopher Manguchei, 43, is an extended furlough inmate serving a five-year sentence for terroristic threatening and third-degree promotion of a dangerous drug, and a one-year sentence for a parole violation in 2014 family abuse case.

Transitional home staff reported that Manguchei was missing from the home in Kapaa at 8:15 p.m. The Kauai Police Department was also notified. If returned to custody, Manguchei will be charged with second-degree escape, according to a state Department of Public Safety press release.

Manguchei is 5 feet, 6 inches tall, weighs 150 pounds, and has brown hair and brown eyes. If seen, the public is asked to call 911.


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