Men face drug-trafficking charges

LIHUE — Two Kauai men are facing drug trafficking charges that include unlawful use of drug paraphernalia, prohibited use of butterfly knives and promoting use of a detrimental drug on April 16.

Robert-Ann Goias and Jason Kalani Madeiros both were alleged to have possessed an ounce or more of methamphetamine and to have distributed one-eighth or more of the substance on or around August 4, 2014. Both Goias and Maderios were found to be, around that same day, in possession of drug paraphernalia, marijuana and a butterfly knife.

Both Goias and Medeiros face two charges of drug trafficking in the first degree. They are also both facing charges of one count of an unlawful use of drug paraphernalia, one count of promoting a detrimental drug in the third degree, and for prohibitions related to butterfly knives.


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