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Meth bust 04-04-11

Hawai’i Police Department
Vice Section, Area II
Lieutenant Sherry Bird
Phone: 326-4646, Ext. 226
April 4, 2011
Report No. C11008484

Image: mug shot
Kenneth Tomomitsu
…charged with meth trafficking

Media Release

A North Kohala man has been charged with methamphetamine trafficking and other offenses.

On Friday (April 1), officers from the Area II Vice Section served a search warrant at the Kapa’au home of 58-year-old Kenneth Tomomitsu. Officers recovered 94.7 grams of packaged methamphetamine and associated paraphernalia, including digital scales and associated paraphernalia. They also recovered $10,920 in cash for forfeiture.

Tomomitsu was arrested and charged with first-degree meth trafficking, second-degree meth trafficking, second-degree promotion of a dangerous drug and two counts of possessing drug paraphernalia. He was held at the Kona police cellblock in lieu of $69,000 bail pending his initial court appearance on Monday (April 4).