Crime Stoppers tip leads police to 3/4 pound of meth | New

HAGÅTÑA (The Guam Daily Post) — A tip to Guam Crime Stoppers led police to make an arrest and find three-quarters of a pound of methamphetamine.

Agents from the Guam Police Department’s Special Investigations Section conducted a drug watch in Tumon on Tuesday after being tipped off about drug-related activity in the area.

During the investigation, authorities spotted a man with a bag getting into the passenger side of a car. The car had expired plates, according to GPD spokesman Sgt. Paul Tapao.

Officers stopped the car in the Kmart parking lot.

According to court documents filed in Superior Court, police told the driver and his passenger to get out of the car after spotting a knife, machete and hatchet.

Tapao said police searched the car and found 138 grams of methamphetamine in the passenger’s bag, along with an additional 203 grams of drugs in his possession.

Medications were stored in resealable bags.

Joluo Soiken, 26, also known as Gi Soukn, has been charged with possession of a Schedule II controlled substance with intent to deliver as a first-degree felony and possession of a substance controlled by schedule II as a third degree felony.

Soiken told police he had smoked methamphetamine the day before, according to court documents.

He also told police he found methamphetamine in the jungle while harvesting fruit, adding that the drugs were in an envelope placed in a garbage bag and left hanging from a coconut tree, documents show. .

Soiken admitted to authorities that he tried to sell the drugs for $50 and for four marijuana cigarettes, but the buyer had no money, according to court documents.

Additionally, officers found a digital scale, a glass pipe containing crystal meth residue and $360 in cash, documents show.

Mark M. Gagnon