Tamuning drug bust uncovers indoor marijuana operation


The warrant was executed at the Sagata Apartments in Tamuning.

Guam – Authorities executing a search warrant at a Tamuning apartment found a trove of illegal substances.

Guam Police Department Spokesman Officer AJ Balajadia says the Mandana Drug Task Force, SWAT, K9 units and CSI all rained upon an indoor marijuana cultivation operation. During the bust, police also found drug paraphernalia and explosives.

Police arrested Justin Keith Flores, 33, and Elliot James Marques, 36, for illegal possession of a schedule 1 controlled substance.

Flores was additionally charged with illegal possession of a schedule 2 controlled substance, illegal possession of a schedule 1 with intent to distribute, unlawful possession of explosives and possession of an illegal controlled substance manufacturing. Police also charged Flores with family violence from a previous case.

Both men were booked and confined.