Bail hearing set for man accused of running marijuana operation

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A bail hearing will be held Friday for the man accused of running a marijuana operation on the Big Island.

Sixty-one-year-old Roger Christie is the so-called revered of the THC Ministry, which claims marijuana is it's sacrament.

He along with a dozen others were arrested on charges of growing and supplying pot for its members.

Authorities confiscated about 3,000 marijuana plants, with a street value of $4.8 million.

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