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Puna Man Facing Drug Charges After Meth, Heroin Found at Pāhoa Residence

February 10, 2021, 1:37 PM HST
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Jordan Kaneshiro

A search warrant executed on a Pāhoa residence led to the discovery of nearly a pound of methamphetamine resulting in one arrest.

Hawai‘i Police Department’s Area I Vice section arrested Jordan Kaneshiro on numerous drug offenses on Feb. 8 after a search warrant executed on a residence in the Ainaloa subdivision yielded to the discovery of drugs and paraphernalia.

According to HPD, authorities recovered just under a pound of methamphetamine (425.4 grams), which has a street value of more than $21,000. Officers also recovered 0.4 grams of heroin, various drug paraphernalia items and $2,840 in cash from the property.

Kaneshiro was charged with two counts of first-degree promotion of a dangerous drug, two counts of third-degree promotion of a dangerous drug and drug paraphernalia. His bail was set at $120,000.

Kaneshiro remains in custody pending his initial court appearance, scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 10, in South Hilo District Court.

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