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Hilo man charged with meth trafficking after raid on house

  • COURTESY HAWAII POLICE DEPARTMENTWesley Kailimai was charged with meth trafficking after raid on Hilo house.
    Wesley Kailimai was charged with meth trafficking after raid on Hilo house.

Hawaii County police charged a man Tuesday with meth trafficking and other offenses after police with a search warrant raided a housed in the Waiakea Uka area of Hilo Monday.

Wesley Kailimai, 45, of Hilo was charged with first-degree meth trafficking, second-degree promotion of a detrimental drug, two counts of third-degree promotion of a dangerous drug and three counts of possessing drug paraphernalia. His bail was set at $301,000.

At 6:55 p.m. Monday during the search of the house, vice officers recovered 84.4 grams of crystal methamphetamine with an estimated street value of $17,500, paraphernalia associated with the distribution and use of crystal meth and 30.6 grams of marijuana.

Kailimai remained in the police cellblock pending his initial court appearance scheduled for Wednesday

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