Waikaloa man with drug charges released from police custody

Derek Conway
Derek Conway

WAIKOLOA, HAWAII (HawaiiNewsNow) - By: Victoria Cuba

A Waikoloa man who faced several drug charges was released from police custody on Sunday.

Derek Conway, 39, posted bail for $112,000 after being arrested Friday night. Police found him slumped over the driver's seat in an SUV in Kailua-Kona. Conway appeared to be under the influence of drugs and was found with drug paraphernalia in the vehicle.

Police later issued a search warrant for the SUV on Saturday and found 40.7 grams of heroin, 2.8 grams of methamphetamine, 26 pharmaceutical pills, a switch blade and more than $4,000 in cash.
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