03-29-18 Kailua-Kona drug arrests

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Operations, Area II
Major R. Wagner
Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 249
Report No. C18008900




Media Release

On, (March 28), at approximately 9:00 a.m., Area II Vice officers, and Special Enforcement Unit officers executed a search warrant at an apartment complex off of Manawalea Street in Kailua-Kona.    

Officers recovered 12.5 grams of methamphetamine, packaged for distribution in 23 zip-packets, weighing between .4 and .6 grams each. Officers also recovered two syringes loaded with suspected steroids, a scale, a glass smoking pipe with crystalline residue and a cut straw with crystalline residue. 

Officers arrested 46-year-old Michelle Ilae and 31-year-old Samuel Clowe for the promotion of a dangerous drug in the first degree, promotion of dangerous drug in the second degree, promotion of a harmful drug in the fourth degree and possessing drug paraphernalia. After conferring with prosecutors, both parties were charged for all offenses and bail was set at $15,525 for each person.

We encourage community members to continue reporting suspected drug activity.


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