Big Island couple arrested on suspicion of growing marijuana

Big Island couple arrested on suspicion of growing marijuana
Jules Laramee
Jules Laramee

HAWI, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) – A 58-year-old North Kohala Man and his 60-year-old wife were arrested Tuesday on drug charges. After executing a search warrant, police say they found over 100 marijuana plants, 12 ounces of processed marijuana, hashish and growing equipment at home on Kaahuhu Road in Hawi. $2,990 in cash was also seized

Jules and Carol Laramee were each arrested on one count of commercial promotion of marijuana, promoting a detrimental drug, promoting a harmful drug and possession of drug paraphernalia. Mr. Laramee was charged with the offenses Wednesday afternoon and was released after posting $17,500 bail. Ms. Laramee was released pending further investigation, she was not at the residence at the time of the search.

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