4 GHURA Board Executives could go to trial separately

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4 separate hearing is possible in case against GHURA Board Executives.

Guam – Its a possibility that there may be four separate trials in the case against the GHURA Board members who are accused to have held secret board meetings to discuss things like the awarding of millions of dollars worth of Low Income Housing Tax Credits.

Former GHURA board Chairman David Sablan, and five GHURA board members appeared in court to address several motions for discovery, three motions to sever, and a motion to dismiss. However the hearing was continued until January 31, 2018, to allow the government time to sift through 28-thousand pages of discovery and emails and break down the evidence as it pertains to each defendant.

Attorney Jay Arriola, notified the court of his intent to file the fourth motion to sever, as well as a motion to dismiss the charges against his client.

A hearing to address all motions is set for January 31, 2018.

SOURCEJolene Toves
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Jolene joined the PNC team in 2017, as a producer, co-anchor and investigative reporter covering law enforcement, courts and crimes. Notable coverage includes the Ehlert case, the Mark Torre Jr. trial, the Allan Agababa trial, exclusive pieces on the Life of a Drug Dealer/Addict, and Life behind bars...the story of Honofre Chargualaf and Kevin Cruz. In 2019, she was promoted to Assistant News Director and Lead Anchor. From 2015 to 2017 she served as Public Relations and Promotions Manager, for the Hotel Nikko Guam handling local radio and advertorial promotions, as well as produced and directed tv commercials for the hotel. Prior to this she worked with KUAM for three years as a reporter and segment host. She began her journalism career in 2012, working with Glimpses of Guam contributing to the Guam Business Magazine, R&R magazine, MDM magazine and the Marianas Business Journal.