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Update: California Man Agrees to Return Home After Arrest on Maui for Quarantine Violation

May 29, 2020, 10:12 AM HST
* Updated May 30, 11:11 AM
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Joaquin Pelayo (36) of California. PC: Maui Police Department.

**Update**

On May 29, 2020 at about 10:23 a.m., Joaquin Pelayo, 36, was located and arrested for two counts of Rules and Orders for violating the state’s 14-day travel quarantine.

Pelayo voluntarily elected to return home. He was later released on his own recognizance. Pelayo is departing Maui on the evening of May 29, 2020.

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The Maui Police Department is seeking the public’s help in locating 36-year-old Joaquin Pelayo of California.

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Police say Pelayo has allegedly violated the mandatory 14-day travel quarantine, as stipulated under the Emergency Proclamation by Governor David Ige, in regards to the COVID-19 pandemic and is subject to arrest under the Rules and Orders.

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Pelayo indicated he would be staying at a Kīhei home, however has not been located.

Pelayo described as 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs 240 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Maui Police Department’s non-emergency number at (808) 244-6400 or call 911 if it is an emergency.

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