Man accused of smuggling contraband into DOC may accept plea deal

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A plea offer is on the table for the former Attorney General’s Office employee allegedly caught smuggling contraband into the Department of Corrections.
Guam – Joaquin Reyes is one of three individuals accused of promoting major prison contraband. According to court documents Reyes was discovered attempting to pass a package containing drugs to DOC Inmate Yolanda Megofna during visitation. Reyes allegedly received the package from Jezebel Quinata.

Both Megofna and Quinata have accepted plea deals from the government.

Today, the court was notified that Reyes intends to also accept an offer from the government. Once the plea is signed Reyes’ case will be transferred to the Veteran’s court.

A change of plea hearing is set for January 25th.

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.