Updated at 7:33 p.m., Thursday, August 2, 2007
Suspected drug dealer arrested in Piikoi gaming room
By Rod Ohira
Advertiser Staff Writer
Central Honolulu Crime Reduction Unit officers arrested the man at 10:30 p.m. on the 600 block of Pi'ikoi Street for investigation of first-degree promotion of dangerous drugs.
Police seized about two ounces of crystal methamphetamine as evidence.
The man was among eight people in the one-bedroom unit allegedly playing 25-cent slot-type gaming devices called "fruit machines."
Police confiscated five machines but made no arrests for gambling.