AGO drops contraband charges against Robles

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Guam – The Attorney General’s office has decided to drop the case against one of the men accused in a recent conspiracy to promote major prison contraband.

Julian Robles along with DOC Inmate Bruno Simmons, Ray Hocog and Roxanne Hocog were charged with conspiracy to promote major prison contraband following an investigation into crystal methamphetamine found in the recreational yard of the Hagatna Detention Facility on December 26th.

However, in light of Robles serving 20 years in federal prison, the Attorney General’s Office has decided to drop the charges against him in this case. According to Prosecutor Peter Santos, a motion to dismiss the charges without prejudice will be filed.

Meanwhile, co-defendant Roxanne Hocog, who has been named in several other cases related to possession of a scheduled two controlled substance, possession with intent to distribute and conspiracy to promote major prison contraband may be placed in a recovery facility. In court Wednesday, her attorney indicated that she is currently waiting for DOC to transport her to Oasis where she will be assessed.

SOURCEJolene Toves
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Jolene Toves
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.