Drug trafficker sentenced to 20 years in prison

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A convicted felon found in the possession of guns and drugs will spend the next two decades behind bars.
Guam – Julian Robles is identified in court documents as an armed drug trafficker who was the subject of a complex drug investigation. His drug of choice, methamphetamine. Court documents state that Robles dealt, smuggled and conspired to launder the proceeds from his drug operation.

PNC News files indicated that Robles was a part of a major drug smuggling operation on island that is believed to have brought more than 27 pounds of crystal methamphetamine [“ice”] into Guam from Sacramento, California between February and April of 2012.

Robles is no stranger to the prison system as he was previously convicted for Robbery in Hawaii and possession of a scheduled two controlled substance in Guam. As a result of his prior convictions he was subject to sentencing enhancements. In addition to this Robles was also found in the possession of firearms subjecting him to substantial federal penalties.

He was sentenced to 20 years behind bars, and 10 years supervised release.

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.