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Police find 134 marijuana plants, 50 pounds of dried pot in Puna home

  • HAWAII POLICE DEPARTMENT
    Michael Doyle Ruggles
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Hawaii County police charged a 58-year-old Puna man Friday with multiple drug offenses after a search of his home yielded 134 marijuana plants, nearly 50 pounds of dried marijuana, more than 350 marijuana concentrate capsules and other drug-related materials. 

The search of the Pikake Street home was executed Thursday morning. Michael Doyle Ruggles was arrested at the scene. 

Ruggles was charged Friday with five counts of promoting marijuana, seven counts of promoting a harmful drug, four counts of promoting a detrimental drug, 14 counts of possessing drug paraphernalia and one count of possessing a prohibited firearm magazine. His bail was set at $84,500.

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