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4 members of alleged Kauai drug ring indicted

A fifth circuit grand jury today indicted four men for their alleged involvement in a Kauai drug ring that moved significant quantities of heroin and methamphetamine.

Prosecuting Attorney Justin F. Kollar announced that Henry Gustavo Dorati, 45, of Kapaa; Wesley Alan Williams, 45, of Kilauea; John Bruce Sadler, 64, of Lawai; and John Das, 48, of Kapaa, were all charged by the grand jury.

Dorati faces three charges of promoting a dangerous drug in the first degree, one charge of promoting a dangerous drug in the second degree, and one charge in the third degree.

Sadler faces two first-degree charges, one second-degree charge and two third-degree charges of the same. Williams faces two first-degree and one second-degree charges of the same. Das faces one second-degree charge.

Dorati, Williams and Sadler all face maximum punishment of an indeterminate life sentence in prison. Das faces up to 20 years in prison.

Dorati’s bail is set at $1 million. He was scheduled to to be sentenced April 26 for another charge of promoting a dangerous drug in the second degree. He faces up to ten years in prison for that case.

Bail for Williams, Sadler and Das is set at $200,000.

Dorati, Williams and Sadler are in custody at Kauai Community Correctional Center. Das is not currently in custody.

Investigators from the Kauai Police Department’s Narcotics unit arrested Dorati, Sadler and Williams in a vehicle allegedly containing 281.9 grams of methamphetamine and 50 grams of heroin. Das was later arrested in the alleged possession of 27.3 grams of methamphetamine in a related incident.

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