Hawaii Island police have charged a Hilo man with trafficking crystal methamphetamine and other offenses stemming from the execution of a search warrant on Monday, April 7.
At 6:55 p.m. Monday, officers from the Area I Vice Section served the search warrant at a home in the Waiakea Uka area of Hilo. They recovered 84.4 grams of crystal methamphetamine with an estimated street value of $17,500, paraphernalia associated with the distribution and use of crystal meth and 30.6 grams of marijuana.
Police arrested 45-year-old Wesley Kailimai of Hilo and charged him with first-degree meth trafficking, second-degree promotion of a detrimental drug, two counts of third-degree promotion of a dangerous drug and three counts of possessing drug paraphernalia.
His bail was set at $301,000.
Kailimai remains in the cellblock pending an initial court appearance Wednesday.