The co-defendants in this case are also implicated in the Tumon Sands Rolex heist.
Guam – Six men arrested in connection with the Tumon Sands Rolex heist and the largest prescription drug bust on island appeared in court today for further proceedings.
Three of the men, Jay Gaza, Brian Parkinson, and Jesus Calma have pleaded guilty, leaving Lucas Rebanal, Vince Benito and Kyle Pablo to stand trial for their roles in the alleged Rolex heist, various other thefts and the prescription drug raid.
Rebenal’s home was raided following the arrest of Benito for the Rolex heist, Benito indicated he was getting ice, Xanax and Percocet from Rebanal for the past six months. According to court documents, two thousand pills of methylphenidate hydrochloride, also known as Ritalin, another 3,200 pills of clonazepam, or Klonopin and another 1,200 pills of diazepam, or Valium, were found at Rebanal’s Dededo home.
Since his arrest Rebanal has been detained on house arrest, today Superior Court Judge Vernon Perez lifted the order citing that Rebanal has been complying with his pre-trial release conditions.
Meanwhile Chief Prosecutor James Collins indicated to the court that further pleas are anticipated.
The next court date is scheduled for February 7, 2018.