Meth Recovered in Wailuku Vehicle Search
Maui police recovered nearly 430 grams of crystal methamphetamine during a vehicle search in Wailuku on Tuesday, April 17, 2019.
Police executed the search warrants on a vehicle in the parking lot of 1063 Lower Main Street.
In addition to the meth, police also recovered 1.04 grams of marijuana and more than $7,800 in cash.
As a result three individuals were arrested.
Lorden Cooper, 35, and Jamen Sugahara, 39, were charged with various drug offenses and were being held in lieu of $81,000 bail each. Jannel Demello Orta, 35, was released pending further investigation.
All three were arrested on suspicion of: first degree promotion of a dangerous drug, third degree promotion of a dangerous drug, third degree promotion of a detrimental drug, promoting a controlled substance near a park and criminal conspiracy.