GPD prevents 27 grams of meth from hitting streets


GPD seized a suspicious package delivered to a Tumon hotel which contained 27 grams of methamphetamine.

Guam – On Thursday, the Guam Police Department’s Mandana Drug Task Force (MDTF) received a call regarding a suspicious package that had been delivered by the U.S. postal service to the Garden Villa Hotel in Tumon.

GPD Spokesperson AJ Balajadia says, GPD K9 Unit was activated and alerted to task force officers that the package contained possible drugs.

Authorities say that the package contained 27 grams of Crystal Methamphetamine or ice.

According to Balajadia, a hotel guest who recently checked out of the Garden Villa was arrested.

Eli Charfauros Quintanilla of Agat, was arrested for Possession of a Scheduled II Controlled Substance and Possession of a Scheduled II Controlled Substance with the intent to Deliver.

He was booked and confined

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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.