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Captain Cook Man Charged with Meth Trafficking Following Search

March 17, 2015, 5:03 PM HST
* Updated March 17, 5:07 PM
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The Hawaii Police Department has charged 33-year-old Matthew Cummings with meth trafficking and other offenses following the execution of a search warrant at his Captain Cook home on Monday, March 16.

Police recovered 44.1 grams of a crystalline substance packaged for distribution, meth paraphernalia, an unregistered .22-caliber rifle, and $1,221 in cash at Cummings’ house on the 84-1000 block of Bruner Road.

He was arrested on the scene and taken to the Kona police cellblock while detectives continued the investigation.

On Tuesday afternoon, March 17, Cummings was charged with meth trafficking, promoting a dangerous drug, possession of drug paraphernalia, and three firearms offenses.  His bail was set at $68,000.

He remains at the Kona cellblock until his first court appearance on Wednesday, March 18.

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