Inmate busted with contraband at Hagatna Lock-up


An arrest has been made in the attempt to smuggle contraband into the Hagatna Detention Facility.
Guam – A strip search of inmate David Junior Toves Rosario led to the discovery of chewing tobacco hidden on his person.

According to GPD Spokesperson Officer AJ Balajadia, DOC officers conducted the search after a scheduled visitation. It is unclear whether or not the contraband was passed along to Rosario during the visitation as Balajadia states the case is still under investigation.

Rosario was arrested for conspiracy to promote major prion contraband and promoting major prison contraband, he was booked and re-confined.

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.