Parolee found with drugs and paraphernalia twice within four days


Guam – A man on parole was pulled over not once but twice and both times officers discovered drugs and paraphernalia.

According to Court documents, the first incident occurred on June 30, when officers pulled over John Peter Tedtaotao, who failed to stop at a four way stop intersection.  Tedtaotao who is a parolee did not have a driver’s license and the vehicle he was operating was not registered or insured. Court Documents state that a female passenger was present and appeared “very nervous… fidgeting while seated and fumbling through a bag.” Further stating that her eyes were red, glassy and she grinded her teeth as she spoke.” Tedtaotao informed the officers that because he is a parolee he is subject to search by officers at any time. A search of the bag and vehicle was conducted resulting in the discovery of ice, pipes, and syringes containing ice residue. The second incident occurred  four days later on August 3rd while Tedtaotao was a passenger in another vehicle. During this incident Officers allegedly saw Tedtaotao throw an item out of the front passenger window. A search of the area was conducted and discovered drug paraphernalia consistent with the use of methamphetamine.  Tedtaotao allegedly told police “he was on parole and was afraid so he tossed the item hoping officers didn’t see.” Tedtaotao was charged with two counts of possession of a scheduled two controlled substance.

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.