Traffic stop leads to guns, cocaine and ice bust


Guam – A man who failed to obey a stop sign is now behind bars for more serious charges as police say they found guns, and drugs in the vehicle.

Another arrest has been made involving cocaine and methamphetamine.

According to a court complaint, Vincent Ogo Pangelinan was arrested following a search of his vehicle.

Police say that a shotgun in plain view of the vehicle’s back seat prompted the search of the car. When officers searched the vehicle they discovered that Pangelinan was carrying a concealed revolver and an undisclosed amount of cocaine and ice.

A further search of the vehicle revealed a black Mossberg 500A 12 gauge shotgun, a silver revolver, and a black Springfield Armory XD-40, all of which were loaded. Police say that none of the firearms were registered and that Pangelinan only has a firearms id for non-concealed purposes.

As for the drugs, according to court document Panglinan stated that he found the drugs while driving along Paradise Estates.

He was arrested for Possession of a concealed firearm without a valid firearms ID, possession of a scheduled two controlled substance and disobeying a stop sign.

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.