Traffic stop leads to arrest of drug dealer

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Guam – A traffic stop has led to the arrest of an ice dealer who allegedly told police he was on his way to drop off the drugs to a buyer.

It was a routine traffic stop for a speeding violation, according to police the driver of the vehicle was going about 20 miles over the speed limit on Route 10.

Inside the vehicle police identified two occupants, the driver and the passenger, Michael Kazuo Ayres. Court documents state that the driver gave permission for the vehicle to be searched, during that search police discovered a black bag in the passenger seat. Police say the bag contained Ayres’ identification cards along with a plastic baggie containing 4.8 grams of suspected methamphetamine, plastic straws and packaging material.

According to authorities, Ayres admitted that “he was in the process of going to deliver the methamphetamine to another individual.”

He has been charged with possession of a scheduled two controlled substance and possession with the intent to deliver.

He was booked and confined.

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.