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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Districts of Guam & the Northern Mariana Islands

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, April 30, 2015

Albert Portusuch Mendiola, Jr. Sentenced to 46 Months Prison

     ALICIA A.G. LIMTIACO, United States Attorney for the Districts of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands, announced that ALBERT PORTUSACH MENDIOLA, JR., age 32, of Tamuning, was sentenced on April 28, 2015, before Senior Judge Alex R. Munson, in the District Court of Guam, to 46 months imprisonment, three years supervised release and 50 hours community service.

     Defendant pled guilty to Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine.  MENDIOLA was arrested on December 5, 2012 with 9.7 grams of methamphetamine.  He also had an electronic scale, several cut straws and plastic baggies in his possession.

     This investigation involved federal agents of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives (ATF), and officers from the Guam Police Department (GPD).  The case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Clyde Lemons, Jr.

Updated May 6, 2015