Crime Statistics

Investigation Into Sale of Marijuana to Maui Students Nets Arrest

Listen to this Article
1 minute
Loading Audio... Article will play after ad...
Playing in :00
A
A
A

Maui police arrested a man in Lahaina on Tuesday following an investigation into the sale of marijuana to high school students at the Banyan Tree Park.

Francisco Gomes

Police say they received information that large amounts of marijuana was being sold to high school students at the location.

On Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at about 6:05 p.m., officers from the Juvenile Crime Prevention Division, Crime Reduction Unit and Community Relations Section acting on that information conducted an undercover drug operation at the park. As a result, over four grams of marijuana were seized from a male individual.

The individual, identified as, 59-year-old Francisco Gomes, who has no local address.

He was arrested and charged for the offense(s) of second degree Promotion of a Detrimental Drug, Prohibited Acts Related to Drug Paraphernalia, Promoting a Controlled Substance Near Schools or Public Parks and Resisting Arrest.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

His bail was set at $2,300.

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Stay in-the-know with daily or weekly
headlines delivered straight to your inbox.
Cancel
Mahalo for Subscribing
×
Make the most of your Maui vacation with these top-rated activities: Maui Top 20: Maui Visitor & Tourism Information

Comments

This comments section is a public community forum for the purpose of free expression. Although Maui Now encourages respectful communication only, some content may be considered offensive. Please view at your own discretion. View Comments