DOC officer indicted in contraband conspiracy pleads guilty

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The indictment stems from a grand drug scheme, allegedly involving over a dozen individuals—some of whom were public servants and DOC officers.

Guam – Fermin Maritita, one of the six Department of Corrections Officers indicted in the DOC contraband conspiracy case, pled guilty today.

In total, there are fourteen individuals named in the indictment of over 50 charges spanning from bribery to possession of a controlled schedule two substance.

The contraband in this case was later revealed to be methamphetamine. In court today, Maritita pleaded guilty to both charges, one for possession of a schedule two substance and the other for receiving bribes on separate occasions.

The indictment stems from a grand DOC contraband conspiracy involving over a dozen individuals, some of whom where public servants and DOC officers.

The defendants named in this case include: Lt. Jeff Limo who serves as the head of internal affairs and DOC officers Frankie Rosalin, Jerome San Nicolas, Gerry Hocog, and Fermin Maritita.  All are no longer employed by the department.

Also indicted were Roxanne Hocog, Ronald Meno, Rosalina Hocog, Lian Cabrera, Paul Lynwood Johnson, Edward Crisostimo, Shawn Paul Johnson, and Brunno Simmons.

A tentative sentencing hearing is scheduled for February 12 of next year at 9am before Judge Anita Sukola.