6 arrested for drug related offenses on Big Island in crackdown - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

6 arrested for drug related offenses on Big Island in crackdown

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KONA, HAWAII (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Vice officers cracking down on illegal drugs made six arrests on the Big Island this week.

On Wednesday, officers arrested Michael Ventrella after he was found with over 14 ounces of weed and 10 ounces of heroin. Ventrella was had an undisclosed weapon on him.

Derek Conway was also arrested after meth, heroine, cocaine, anabolic steroids and a pistol was found in his possession.

In addition to Conway and Ventrella, officers also arrested and charged David Riehle, Dylan Brehaut, and Ashley Sofa with multiple drug offenses.

The 6th suspect was released pending investigation.

Ventrella's bail is set at almost $50,000 while Conway's bail is $184,250.

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