Hilo police have arrested a couple suspected of growing marijuana.
Police say 62-year-old Cyra Kalama-Lopez was arrested Friday at her 31st Avenue home and charged with commercial promotion of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. She was released on $19,000 bail.
The Hawaii Tribune-Herald reports 52-year-old David Lopez turned himself in at the Hilo police station and was charged with commercial promotion of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. He posted $26,000 in bail and was released.
Police say the Hilo Vice Section seized 674 marijuana plants ranging from 6-inches -high to 4-feet-high. Officers also seized 80 clones and just less than seven pounds of dried marijuana.
The couple has a court date scheduled for July 24.