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Shelton Pacarro

Police arrest man and woman in HPP home, 36 plants and 9.6 pounds of marijuana seized

Hawaiʻi Island police arrested a male and female at a home in the Hawaiian Paradise Park subdivision in Puna yesterday (December 7) morning. Just after 7:00 a.m., officers and detectives assigned to the Vice Section executed a search warrant at a 10th Avenue residence in Hawaiian Paradise Park. Police recovered 36 marijuana plants, 9.6 pounds […]

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Responding to citizen complaints of drug activity, Hawaiʻi island police arrested a 55-year-old Hilo man at Kealoha Beach Park in Keaukaha yesterday, (October 4).

About 11:45 a.m., officer, and detectives from the vice section along with South Hilo Community Policing Officers made contact with the driver of a Silver Nissan SUV parked at Kealoha Beach Park.

Police make drug arrest for marijuana at Kealoha Beach Park

Responding to citizen complaints of drug activity, Hawaiʻi island police arrested a 55-year-old Hilo man at Kealoha Beach Park in Keaukaha yesterday, (October 4). About 11:45 a.m., officer, and detectives from the vice section along with South Hilo Community Policing Officers made contact with the driver of a Silver Nissan SUV parked at Kealoha Beach […]

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A ripe & healthy cannabis plant. Photo courtesy of CTU

State approves two medical marijuana dispensaries for Hawaii Island

After receiving more than 60 applications in January a four-member selection panel reviewed and scored applications. The Hawaii State Department of Health awarded two licenses for the County of Hawaii.

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John Perreira

Puna man charged in marijuana growing operation in Kurtistown

A Puna man has been charged with commercial promotion of marijuana and related offenses for a suspected marijuana-growing operation in Kurtistown. On Tuesday (August 25), Area I Vice Section officers served search warrants on a Hawaiian Acres home on the 16-1600 block of Pulelehua Street and two adjacent vacant properties. Officers determined that six medical […]

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Governor signs medical marijuana dispensary bill into law

MEDIA RELEASE HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige signed into law HB 321 Relating to Medical Marijuana, which establishes a licensing system for medical marijuana dispensaries. “I support the establishment of dispensaries to ensure that qualified patients can legally and safely access medical marijuana,” said Gov. Ige. “We know that our challenge going forward will be […]

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Puna couple charged with marijuana crimes

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 […]

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These are among the marijuana plants recovered from a home in Paradise Park.

Man and woman arrested after police recover over 600 marijuana plants at Puna home

A Puna man and woman are in police custody after police recovered large quantities of marijuana at their home in the Hawaiian Paradise Park subdivision. At 11:55 a.m. Friday (June 19) 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 […]

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Raymond Eastridge

Police arrest Puna men, confiscate 51 marijuana plants

One man has been charged and another released following their arrests during the execution of a marijuana search warrant last week in the Hawaiian Acres subdivision in Puna.

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Christie, wife plead guilty over marijuana ministry

Hawaii 24/7 Staff According to published reports, Roger Christie and his wife Sherryanne have pleaded guilty in a marijuana trafficking case that stemmed from their Hilo marijuana ministry. On Friday in Honolulu federal court, Christie pleaded guilty to one count of marijuana trafficking and two counts of failure to file tax returns for the years […]

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Officer injured in booby-trapped marijuana patch

MEDIA RELEASE Police are investigating a case involving a Federal Task Force officer who stepped on a booby trap device in a marijuana patch while chasing a wanted suspect in Puna. At about 10:30 a.m. Wednesday (August 21), while conducting warrant sweeps in the Ainaloa subdivision, a Federal Task Force officer was attempting to apprehend […]

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Puna man arrested for commercial promotion of marijuana

MEDIA RELEASE A Puna man has been arrested and charged in connection with a marijuana growing operation on two properties in the Hawaiian Paradise Park subdivision. On Wednesday (July 24), police executed a search warrant at a home on H Street in Paradise Park, where they recovered 145 marijuana plants growing outside and in a […]

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As state, county mull marijuana laws, Project SAM seeks smart approaches

Former Rep. Kennedy spearheading effort to make decisions based on science, public health principles

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Ruderman, Espero visit Christie at Federal Detention Center

MEDIA RELEASE At 8 a.m. Wednesday, Sen. Russell Ruderman, joined by Sen. Will Espero, met with federal detainee Roger Christie at the Federal Detention Center (FDC) in Honolulu to discuss his incarceration, health, and rights as a U.S. citizen under the United States Constitution. Christie has been held now for almost three years without a […]

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Underground marijuana growing bunker busted by police in Glenwood

Hawaiʻi Island police have dismantled a sophisticated underground bunker marijuana-growing operation in Puna. Ending a two-year-long investigation that began in Kona, Vice Section officers served a search warrant Thursday on a home on Kokokahi Road in Glenwood. On the property was an underground bunker approximately 40 feet by 80 feet.

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