Marijuana arrest 07-23-10

Hawai’i Police Department
Vice Section, Area II
Captain Chad Basque
Phone: 326-4646, Ext. 263
July 23, 2010
Report No. C10020079

Image: mug shot

Robert Starling
…arrested and charged with marijuana offenses

Media Release

Officers from the Area II Vice Section arrested a Kailua-Kona man Thursday afternoon (July 22) for marijuana offenses.

Within the past week, investigators received information of a person selling marijuana in the Kailua-Kona area. An undercover sting lead to the purchase of marijuana on two separate occasions from 57-year-old Robert Starling. A total of 184.7 grams (6.5 ounces) of marijuana was sold to police during the operation. The potential street value of the marijuana was estimated at $2,600.

Starling was charged late Thursday afternoon with two counts each of promoting a detrimental drug and possession of drug paraphernalia. His bail was set at $8,000.



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