Hawaiʻi Police Department
Vice Section, Area I
Lieutenant Mark Farias
Report No. C14016021
A Puna man and woman were charged with several crimes in connection with large quantities of marijuana recovered from their home in the Hawaiian Paradise Park subdivision Friday.
At 11:55 a.m. Friday (June 20) Vice Section officers served a search warrant at a home on the 15-1900 block of 31st Avenue. They recovered 674 marijuana plants ranging in height from 6 inches to 4 feet, 80 clones, and 6.94 pounds of dried marijuana.
Police arrested 62-year-old Cyra Kalama-Lopez at the scene. She was taken to the Hilo police cellblock while detectives continued the investigation. Several hours later, her husband, 52-year-old David Lopez, turned himself in at the Hilo police station.
Shortly after 6 p.m. Friday, detectives charged Kalama-Lopez with first-degree promotion of marijuana, second-degree promotion of marijuana and two counts of paraphernalia. Her bail was set at $19,000. Lopez was charged with first-degree promotion of marijuana, two counts of second-degree promotion of marijuana and three counts of paraphernalia. His bail was set at $26,000.
Both were released after posting bail.