Hawaii County authorities charged a 45-year-old Puna man and released another man this weekend after police discovered 151 marijuana plants and processed marijuana and drug paraphernalia at a Hawaiian Acres subdivision home.
Vice officers served a search warrant Friday at a home on Road 1.
Police arrested Raymond Eastridge, 45, and another 45-year-old resident at the house.
After conferring with prosecutors, Eastridge was charged with second-degree promoting marijuana, second-degree promoting a detrimental drug, third-degree promoting a detrimental drug and possessing drug paraphernalia.
Police released the other man without charges.
Eastridge’s bail was set at $7,250.