Police arrest 3 men in Dededo drug bust

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Guam – A convict and two other individuals are behind bars after a tip led police to the Dededo home where drugs were being sold.

Earlier today, police searched a residence in Dededo where guns, drugs and money where found. According to court documents at the location a male individual identified as Peter Aldan Castro was seen sitting outside the residence with a container containing plastic baggies of methamphetamine. Police say that Castro allegedly admitted that the ice belonged to him and that he had received it from convicted felon Joaquin Aldan Taitano. Court documents state that Castro also admitted that he had been selling ice for several weeks to support his habit and that Taitano “fronted” the meth to him under the promise that he would make payments later.

Taitano was located inside the residence, police say he was in possession of a heat modified glass pipe with ice residue.

A search of the home revealed several more gram of methamphetamine, over $2,500 dollars in cash, drug paraphernalia and two hand guns. Court documents state that one was identified a a Glock 41. 45 Caliber semi automatic pistol allegedly stole on June 16, 2016.

As police searched the home, a Toyota Camry pulled up to the residence, the operator was identified as Clayton Aldan Taitano. Police say Clayton allegedly had 1.4 grams of methamphetamine and a heat modified glass pipe in his possession.

All three men were charged with possession of a scheduled two controlled substance and possession with the intent to distribute.

Joaquin Taitano and Peter Aldan were additionally charged with conspiracy to deliver a controlled substance. Joaquin is also facing two counts of possession of a firearm without a firearms identification and two counts of possession of an unregistered firearm.



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.