Kailua-Kona Pair Arrested, Charged with Drug Offenses

On March 28 at approximately 9 a.m., Area II Vice officers, and Special Enforcement Unit officers executed a search warrant at an apartment complex off of Manawalea Street in Kailua-Kona.

Officers recovered 12.5 grams of methamphetamine packaged for distribution in 23 zip-packets, weighing between .4 and .6 grams each. Officers also recovered two syringes loaded with suspected steroids, a scale, a glass smoking pipe with crystalline residue and a cut straw with crystalline residue.

Officers arrested 46-year-old Michelle Ilae and 31-year-old Samuel Clowe for the promotion of a dangerous drug in the first degree, promotion of dangerous drug in the second degree, promotion of a harmful drug in the fourth degree and possessing drug paraphernalia.

After conferring with prosecutors, both parties were charged for all offenses and bail was set at $15,525 for each.

HPD photos of Michelle Ilae and Samuel Clowe.