Prosecution wants Van de Veld removed as Limo’s legal counsel


Guam – Whether or not Jeff Limo’s Attorney Curtis Van de Veld should be disqualified as his legal counsel still remains unanswered. A hearing to address the concern posed by the government has been continued until the end of the month.

Attorney Curtis Van de Veld, asked the court for more time to file opposition to the government’s motion to disqualify him from the case.

In court, the government made note of the appearance of Van de Veld’s former client Roxanne Hocog, who he had also represented at the start of the court proceedings in the prison contraband conspiracy case.

The prosecution also pointed out that Van de Veld was going to compel Hocog to testify. However, Judge Vernon Perez granted Van de Veld’s request and is allowing the attorney until Friday to file his opposition in preparation for a hearing on the motion set for January 30th.

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.