Throw-in attempt intercepted by DOC

Department of Corrections (PNC file photo)

Department of Corrections Director Tony Lamorena says, that attempts to smuggle contraband into the prison facility are becoming more desperate.

Guam – Over the weekend another attempt at throwing contraband into the Mangilao prison compound was thwarted by DOC officers.

The contents of the package have not been disclosed.

Lamorena further states that at this time they do not know who the package was intended for, however, the attempt shows the desperation of those wishing to get contraband into the prison.

The contents were turned over to the Guam Police Department for further investigation.

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.