Police Arrest Kona Man for Meth Trafficking
A Big Island man faces charges for meth trafficking and other offenses after being found with illegal substances on Aliʻi Drive in Kailua-Kona.
Hawai’i County Police report on Friday afternoon, Vice Section officers served a search warrant to 54-year-old James Busche of Kailua-Kona.
Police say they recovered 92.7 grams of a crystalline substance, 7.8 grams of a dried green leafy substance, paraphernalia associated with methamphetamine use and $632 in cash for forfeiture.
Busche was taken to the Kona police cellblock while detectives continued the investigation.
At 10:30 a.m. Saturday, he was charged with meth trafficking, promoting a detrimental drug and possessing drug paraphernalia. His bail was set at $261,000.
He was held at the cellblock until his initial court appearance on Monday.