Police discover ice, cocaine, and xanax in alleged drug dealer’s home


Guam – Police uncovered meth, cocaine and prescription drugs during a raid on a Chalan Pago home yesterday.

John Jesse Mantanona was allegedly dealing drugs out of his home. During a raid police say they recovered, one gram of methamphetamine an undisclosed amount of cocaine, and Xanax along with digital scales and a drug ledger.

According to the court complaint, Mantanona allegedly admitted to dealing ice so that he could support his drug habit.

He was charged with possession of a scheduled two controlled substance, possession with the intent to deliver and possession of a scheduled three controlled substance.

He was booked and confined.

SOURCEJolene Toves
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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.