Saturnio pleads guilty in federal methamphetamine conspiracy case

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Guam – Robert Lujan Saturnio took a deal with the government and could spend up to life in prison for his role in the distribution of methamphetamine on island.

The plea agreement states that if Saturnio was to go to trial, the government would be able to prove that he was a key player in the attempt to smuggle four packages containing methamphetamine into the island through the US postal system.

In total 54.5 grams of ice was seized in the drug smuggling conspiracy. Court documents state that Saturnio admitted that he was mailed the drugs from an individual identified as Chris Borja and that the drugs were to be delivered to Benjamin Saturnio Jr.

The packages were mailed between August 2014 and October 2014.

By pleading guilty to one count of conspiring to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine, Saturnio is looking at a minimum of 10 years incarceration or even life behind bars.

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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.