Wailuku Man Arrested on Meth Trafficking Charges

April 9, 2015, 3:29 PM HST · Updated April 9, 3:31 PM
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Etuate Fauhiva. Photo courtesy Maui Police Department.

Etuate Fauhiva. Photo courtesy Maui Police Department.

By Maui Now Staff

A Maui man was charged with meth trafficking and a list of other offenses after a drug bust at a Wailuku home on Tuesday, April 7, 2015.

Police say Etuate Fauhiva, 56, was arrested and charged with the following offenses: first degree methamphetamine trafficking; third degree promotion of a detrimental drug; prohibited acts related to drug paraphernalia; two counts of possession of a firearm with intent to facilitate the commission of a felony drug offense; place to keep a firearm; place to keep ammunition; two counts of registration firearm mandatory; and two counts of permit to acquire.

Police with the vice, crime reduction unit, and special response team executed three state search warrants at the home.

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In executing the warrants, police say they recovered: 290.26 grams of crystal methamphetamine, 8.12 grams of marijuana vegetation, more than $19,000 in US currency, empty plastic packets, digital gram scales and firearms.

Fauhiva was being held in lieu of $32,900 bail at last report.

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