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Hilo Woman Charged With Trafficking Meth

March 19, 2014, 3:04 PM HST
* Updated March 25, 4:45 PM
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A Hilo woman is facing meth trafficking and other charges following a search warrant on her residence.

At 12:05 p.m. Monday, March 17, police served a narcotics search warrant at a house on the 300 block of Hilinai Street in Hilo, where they recovered 26.1 grams of crystal methamphetamine along with paraphernalia associated with the consumption and distribution of meth, said a release from the Hawaii Police Department.

Rebecca Mosmanking, 26, was arrested at the scene and taken to the Hilo police cellblock while detectives from the Area I Vice Section continued the investigation.

At 7:16 p.m. Monday, detectives charged Mosmanking with first-degree meth trafficking, two counts of promoting a dangerous drug and two counts of possessing drug paraphernalia. Her bail was set at $305,000.

She remained at the cellblock pending her initial court appearance scheduled for today, March 19.

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