2 indicted in marijuana grow operation - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

2 indicted in marijuana grow operation

HILO, Hawaii (AP) - A grand jury has indicted two people on the Big Island on charges that they ran a marijuana grow operation in an underground bunker in Puna.

The Hawaii Tribune-Herald says the grand jury in Hilo returned indictments against 60-year-old Charles Howard Lanham III and 67-year-old Linda Lee Stallings.

Police say the two operated an underground bunker on a property in Glenwood that was approximately 40 feet by 80 feet. Authorities say they recovered more than 500 marijuana plants and about 10 pounds of dried marijuana and a small amount of hashish from the bunker and surrounding property.

Police also seized $4,000 in cash, two vehicles, a backhoe, trailer, three diesel generators and other tools.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Top Stories

Big Island Pot Slideshow (SIDEBAR)


SLIDESHOW: Marijuana bunker dismantled on Big Island More>>

Powered by Frankly