3 Men Charged With Promoting Prison Contraband For Cell Phones

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According to magistrates reports the men were hiding cell phones and chargers in their prison cells. 

Guam – John Anthony McCord, Kendall Norris McKinney, & Perry Dean Siquenza were all charged in the Superior Court of Guam with promoting prison contraband.

 

 According to magistrates reports on March 23rd corrections officer J.C. Dudkiewicz conducted an “unnanouced shakedown and cell search” at the Department of Corrections Adult Correctional Facility in Mangilao when he found a battery for a Samsung cell phone under the pillow of McCord. McCord’s cell was in the east wing of the facility.

 On the same day corrections officer I.J. Mantanona searched the special housing unit of DOC’s Mangilao facility and found a white cell phone and charger in McKinney’s cell which is in the west wing of the facility. According to the magistrate’s report officer Mantanona noticed a light fixture that appeared to have been tampered with. When he inspected the light fixture he found the cell phone connected to the charger and hidden inside the middle part of the metal frame.

 Also on the same day corrections officer A.A. Benevente found a black cell phone and a charger while inspecting Siguenza’s cell in the east wing of the facility. According to the magistrate’s report officer Benevente pulled a towel from a light fixture and the cell phone and charger fell from the light fixture. The charger was connected to the “live electrical wire within the light fixture.”

All three men were charged with promoting prison contraband as a second degree felony.