Man detained in airport and arrested after meth found in his bag

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A man was detained at the Guam international airport after drugs were found in his bag.

Paul Anderson Tedtaotao arrived on UA Flight 201 from Honolulu, Hawaii on September 8th. While he was being processed through Customs, he was referred to the secondary counter for baggage inspection.

Tedtaotao’s black gym bag was searched by Guam Customs and Quarantine officers. According to the complaint, officers found a plastic baggy with methamphetamine hidden inside a pair of white socks.

Tedtaotao told police that he packed the bag himself. Tedtaotao was arrested for possession of a controlled substance on board an aircraft arriving on Guam as a first-degree felony.

He was also charged with possession of a controlled substance as a third-degree felony. 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.

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