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Pair Arrested and Charged with Drug Related Offenses

November 18, 2014, 1:36 PM HST
* Updated November 18, 1:40 PM
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According to a Hawai’i Police Department release, two Waikoloa residents have been charged with drug offenses after police served a search warrant at their residence.

Officials say a search warrant was served on Monday morning by Area II Vice Section officers at the home of Lenore Lafave and Lindsey Robinson on Puu Nui Street in Waikoloa.

During the search, officers recovered 129.5 grams of a crystalline substance, 15.1 grams of a dried green leafy substance, 6.6 grams of a white powdery substance, one morphine tablet, and paraphernalia associated with the distribution and use of narcotics. Police also seized $901 in cash for forfeiture, according to the release.

A man and woman were both arrested at the scene, 46-year-old Lafave and 45-year-old Robinson.

They were taken to the Kona police cellblock while Vice detectives continued their investigation.

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Monday afternoon, Lafave was charged with meth trafficking, promoting a detrimental drug, three counts of promoting a dangerous drug, and two counts of possessing drug paraphernalia. Her bail was set at $316,000.

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Robinson was charged with promoting a dangerous drug, promoting a detrimental drug, and possessing drug paraphernalia. His bail was set at $21,000.

Both individuals remained at the cellblock, awaiting their initial court appearance on Tuesday.

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