Quinata pleads guilty to promoting prison contraband

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Department of Corrections (PNC file photo)

One of three individuals accused of promoting major prison contraband has accepted a deal with the government.
Guam – According to Court documents, Jezebel Quinata was arrested in January after she was implicated by Joaquin Reyes, as the individual who supplied the contraband filled packages for delivery to inmate Yolanda Megofna.

Reyes was identified as an employee of the Office of the Attorney General of Guam, Child Support Division. Court documents state that Reyes had been visiting Megofna and was caught attempting to pass a package containing a crystalline substance wrapped in black electrical tape while in the visitation room.

In court today, Quinata pleaded guilty to promoting major prison contraband, resulting in the revocation of her parole. She is scheduled to be sentenced on December 21 at 9 a.m.

Meanwhile, Reyes’ next court date is scheduled for November 9.

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.