Puna couple arrested and charged in marijuana bust

Cyra Kalama-Lopez, 62, and her husband David Lopez were arrested and booked for commercial promotion of marijuana.
Cyra Kalama-Lopez, 62, and her husband David Lopez were arrested and booked for commercial promotion of marijuana.

A man and woman from Puna were arrested on Friday after police found large amounts of marijuana at their home in the Hawaiian Paradise Park subdivision on the Big Island.

Police recovered 674 marijuana plants ranging in height from six-inches to four-feet.

They also found 80 clones and nearly seven-pounds of dried marijuana.

Cyra Kalama-Lopez, 62, and her husband David Lopez were arrested and booked for commercial promotion of marijuana.

Shortly after 6 p.m. Friday, detectives charged Kalama-Lopez with first-degree promotion of marijuana, second-degree promotion of marijuana and two counts of paraphernalia. Her bail was set at $19,000.

Lopez was charged with first-degree promotion of marijuana, two counts of second-degree promotion of marijuana and three counts of paraphernalia. His bail was set at $26,000.

Both were released after posting bail.

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