Drug dealer to serve 30 months in prison

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Guam – A woman who was caught dealing drugs five years ago, has been sentenced in District Court.

61-year old, Anita Cruz pleaded guilty to dealing ice last year, yesterday she was sentenced to 30 months incarceration with credit for time served. Court documents state that it has been recommended that she serve her prison term at S-C-P in Phoenix, Arizona. Further citing that she enter a intensive drug treatment program and be placed on 3 years supervised release following the completion of her imprisonment.

Cruz was arrested in June 2013, after she was named by one of her buyers as an ice dealer, which prompted three controlled buys conducted by the DEA. According to court documents, a total of 9.6 grams of methamphetamine were purchased from Cruz and found to be 97-percent pure ice.

She has been remanded to the custody of the US Marshals.

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.