Hale Nani escapee sought

  • TESSI VILLANUEVA

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in finding a 21-year-old Pahoa woman who escaped Thursday evening from Hale Nani Correctional Facility in Hilo.

Tessi Paige Koloke Jaize Villanueva is described as 5-foot-6-inches tall, 145 pounds, medium complexion with medium curly hair and brown eyes. She was last seen at about 6 p.m. Thursday wearing black basketball-style shorts and a pink shirt, both with “HCCC” printed on them. Villanueva was noticed missing at a 10:18 p.m. headcount. She was in custody for violating probation on a conviction for burglary and theft.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to call Detective Todd Pataray at 961-2382 or email todd.pataray@hawaiicounty.gov. Those who prefer anonymity can call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300.

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