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Two Charged in Connection With Meth Package

December 27, 2016, 11:05 AM HST
* Updated December 27, 11:08 AM
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James Boyle and Clayton Sexton. HPD photos.

James Boyle and Clayton Sexton. HPD photos.

Two men have been charged with drug and conspiracy offenses in connection with a package of suspected crystal methamphetamine.

On Thursday, Dec. 22, the Airport Task Force intercepted a package destined for a Kailua-Kona residence.

When the Task Force subjected the package to a narcotics-detecting canine screening, the dog displayed a positive alert, indicating the odor of a controlled substance emanating from the package.

Vice Section officers prepared and executed a search warrant and recovered about 40 grams of a substance they suspect to be crystal methamphetamine.

Investigation led to the arrest of two men Friday, Dec. 23—25-year-old James Boyle of Kailua-Kona and 31-year-old Clayton Sexton of Kailua-Kona.

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Both were arrested and taken to the Kona police cellblock. Boyle was charged with criminal conspiracy and first-degree promotion of a dangerous drug. Sexton was charged with criminal conspiracy and attempted first-degree promotion of a dangerous drug.

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Boyle’s bail was set at $15,000. Sexton’s was set at $60,000. Both men remained at the cellblock pending their initial court appearance scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 27.

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