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Paul Solis Sr.

Police net three people in Waikoloa drug bust

Three people were arrested Friday (February 22) when vice officers served a search warrant on a home in Waikoloa. During the search at the house on the 68-1600 block of Alana Street, police recovered 13.5 grams of methamphetamine, 0.5 grams of marijuana, two handguns and various items of drug-related paraphernalia. They also recovered $8,852 in […]

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Poll: Voters open to legalize, tax, regulate marijuana

MEDIA RELEASE With many states decriminalizing and even legalizing marijuana, where does Hawaii stand? Two new reports commissioned by the Drug Policy Action Group (“DPAG”) sought to answer this question, and the latest findings were presented at a Jan. 10 Honolulu press conference. Barbara Ankersmit, president of QMark Research shared the results of a statewide […]

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Puna woman sentenced to five years probation for growing marijuana

On November 20, 2012, Third Circuit Court Judge Glenn S. Hara rejected the request by Puna resident Shonna Soares, 36, to defer her guilty plea to one count of promoting a detrimental drug in the first degree and sentenced her to 5 years probation for that offense.

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Police arrest nine at Puna marijuana growing operation sites

Tips from the public led to the arrest of nine individuals last week at the scene of an indoor marijuana-growing site in Puna, which police believe is part of a larger drug distribution operation. After receiving numerous tips, police investigation resulted in a search warrant at three adjacent properties on Tiki Lane in the Ainaloa […]

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Hawaiʻi Police Department vice officers arrested and charged two people after serving two unrelated search warrants this week. Both search warrants were the result of aerial observation and information and tips from the public. 
 
Officers served the first search warrant Monday (August 1) at a home on 13th Avenue in the Hawaiian Paradise Park subdivision of Puna and the second Tuesday (August 2) at a home in Honokaʻa.

Police charge two people in separate marijuana operations

Hawaiʻi Police Department vice officers arrested and charged two people after serving two unrelated search warrants this week. Both search warrants were the result of aerial observation and information and tips from the public. Officers served the first search warrant Monday (August 1) at a home on 13th Avenue in the Hawaiian Paradise Park subdivision […]

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Big Island police have charged a Volcano man with numerous drug offenses on Friday (November 4).

The charges stem from a traffic stop initiated by South Hilo patrol officers early Thursday morning. Further investigations conducted by Area I Vice Section officers led to the recovery of 660.8 grams of dried processed marijuana and $200 in US currency from within the vehicle. Police also recovered drug paraphernalia in the form of baggies, a scale and scissors.

Police charge Volcano man in drug bust

Big Island police have charged a Volcano man with numerous drug offenses on Friday (November 4). The charges stem from a traffic stop initiated by South Hilo patrol officers early Thursday morning. Further investigations conducted by Area I Vice Section officers led to the recovery of 660.8 grams of dried processed marijuana and $200 in […]

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A Ka'u husband and wife are in police custody facing possible drug charges.

Ka'u patrol officers and officers from the Area II Vice Section served a search warrant at a Mission Road house in Na'alehu at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday (August 11).

Officers recovered 555 marijuana plants ranging from 1-foot to 10-feet high, 6.7 grams of black tar heroin, 15.2 grams of dried marijuana, an "ice" pipe with residue, and various items of drug paraphernalia.

Police bust in Naalehu finds marijuana and heroin

A Ka’u husband and wife are in police custody facing possible drug charges. Ka’u patrol officers and officers from the Area II Vice Section served a search warrant at a Mission Road house in Na’alehu at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday (August 11). Officers recovered 555 marijuana plants ranging from 1-foot to 10-feet high, 6.7 grams of […]

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Three adults were arrested for drug offenses at a Kamuela home Monday afternoon (July 26).

At 4:35 p.m., investigators from the Area II Vice Section served a search warrant at a Kamamalu Street home, where they recovered approximately 220 grams (7 ¾ ounces) of crystal methamphetamine, 0.5 grams of powdered cocaine, 87 grams of dried marijuana, zip packets and digital scales.

Drug bust nets three in Waimea Monday (July 26)

Three adults were arrested for drug offenses at a Kamuela home Monday afternoon (July 26). At 4:35 p.m., investigators from the Area II Vice Section served a search warrant at a Kamamalu Street home, where they recovered approximately 220 grams (7 ¾ ounces) of crystal methamphetamine, 0.5 grams of powdered cocaine, 87 grams of dried […]

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Officers from the North Kohala Patrol Division were assisted by members of the Area II Vice Section in serving a search warrant Tuesday morning (June 29) at a home on Ka'ahuhu Road in Kohala.

At the scene, police arrested a 58-year-old Hawi man for marijuana and other drug offenses. Investigators recovered 102 marijuana plants, approximately 340 grams of processed marijuana, more than 7 grams of hashish and miscellaneous grow equipment from the residence. Officers also seized $2,990 in cash for forfeiture.

Police arrest North Kohala couple on marijuana charges

Officers from the North Kohala Patrol Division were assisted by members of the Area II Vice Section in serving a search warrant Tuesday morning (June 29) at a home on Ka’ahuhu Road in Kohala. At the scene, police arrested a 58-year-old Hawi man for marijuana and other drug offenses. Investigators recovered 102 marijuana plants, approximately […]

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Three people were arrested Wednesday (June 16) for marijuana offenses following the service of a search warrant at a Ho'oko Place home in Waikoloa.

Police recovered 20 marijuana plants and more than three pounds of dried marijuana. Officers also seized $330 in cash for possible forfeiture.

Police arrest three in Waikoloa marijuana bust

Three people were arrested Wednesday (June 16) for marijuana offenses following the service of a search warrant at a Ho’oko Place home in Waikoloa. Police recovered 20 marijuana plants and more than three pounds of dried marijuana. Officers also seized $330 in cash for possible forfeiture.

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A 24-year-old Kailua-Kona woman and a 26-year-old California man were arrested for drug offenses Monday (April 12).

Following a traffic stop at 10 a.m. on Route 190 near the Waikoloa junction, investigators from the Area II Vice Section served a search warrant on the sedan the pair occupied. Police recovered 11 grams of crystal methamphetamine and a glass smoking pipe containing marijuana.

Police arrest two in Waikoloa drug bust Monday (April 12)

A 24-year-old Kailua-Kona woman and a 26-year-old California man were arrested for drug offenses Monday (April 12). Following a traffic stop at 10 a.m. on Route 190 near the Waikoloa junction, investigators from the Area II Vice Section served a search warrant on the sedan the pair occupied. Police recovered 11 grams of crystal methamphetamine […]

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On April 8, 2010,  a Grand Jury in Honolulu indicted Andre K. Victor (23) and Mano A. White (20) on three felony charges stemming from a marijuana cultivation case within Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park. 

Arrest warrants were subsequently issued, and on April 11, 2010, both were arrested in Hilo by National Park Service Rangers and Special Agents.

Two charged with three felony counts in marijuana cultivation case

On April 8, 2010, a Grand Jury in Honolulu indicted Andre K. Victor (23) and Mano A. White (20) on three felony charges stemming from a marijuana cultivation case within Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park. Arrest warrants were subsequently issued, and on April 11, 2010, both were arrested in Hilo by National Park Service Rangers and […]

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Three men were arrested in connection with several commercial outdoor marijuana growing operations in the North Kona District. Search warrants were also served on vehicles and homes connected with this investigation.

On Tuesday (April 6), officers from the Area II Vice Section conducted surveillance of a marijuana patch in the Kiholo area off Queen Ka'ahumanu Highway.

Big marijuana bust in Kona

Three men were arrested in connection with several commercial outdoor marijuana growing operations in the North Kona District. Search warrants were also served on vehicles and homes connected with this investigation. On Tuesday (April 6), officers from the Area II Vice Section conducted surveillance of a marijuana patch in the Kiholo area off Queen Ka’ahumanu […]

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Hawaii Police Department Officers initiated several drug investigations earlier this year in response to concerns voiced by Councilwoman Emily Nae'ole-Beason regarding rampant street drug dealing taking place in Pāhoa Town.

Police arrest three for 10 grams of marijuana in Pahoa

Hawaii Police Department Officers initiated several drug investigations earlier this year in response to concerns voiced by Councilwoman Emily Nae’ole-Beason regarding rampant street drug dealing taking place in Pāhoa Town.

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