Vice Officer Arrest Three in Marijuana Bust 11-06-00
Posted By admin On November 6, 2000 @ 5:00 pm In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled
HAWAII COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
HILO VICE SECTION
LIEUTENANT HENRY TAVARES
NOVEMBER 6, 2000
Hilo Vice Section officers arrested three persons Monday (November 6, 2000) for several drug offenses at a residence in the Hawaiian Paradise Park subdivision of Puna.
Acting on a search warrant, the officers arrested two men, ages 44 and 21, and a woman, 44, for one count of commercial promotion of marijuana, two counts of first-degree promotion of a detrimental drug and one count of possessing drug paraphernalia.
They also confiscated 54 marijuana seedlings and 7.7 pounds of dried, processed marijuana with a total estimated street value of $45,000. They recovered more than $7,700 in cash for possible forfeiture and are looking into the possibility of confiscating the residence for forfeiture.
The three suspects were released pending further investigation.
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