Since it was after hours when the defendant was seen fishing, police questioned him, leading to the discovery of the illegal substances.
Guam – What started out as a fishing trip ended up with one man behind bars after authorities snagged him for possession of ice.
According to court documents, Kenneth George Mariano was fishing with another individual along the shoulder of Route 11 close to Hotel Wharf after the Port Authority of Guam already closed.
Because it was after hours, Guam Police Department officers requested identification from the two men, however Mariano was unable to produce an ID.
As a precaution, GPD searched the vehicle, locating a blue bag on the passenger side which allegedly belonged to Mariano. In the bag officers discovered 49 small Ziploc baggies containing ice, two glass pipes with residue, transparent straws containing ice, a quarter inch pipe with residue and a small Ziploc bag with unknown pills inside.
According to police, Mariano admitted to officers that the substances were ice. Mariano was charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver as a first-degree felony.