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Defendants David And Dominica Quichocho Sentenced Today In U.S. District Court

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Districts of Guam & the Northern Mariana Islands

United States Attorney ALICIA A.G. LIMTIACO, U.S. Attorney for the Districts of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands (NMI), announced that DAVID TAIMANGLO QUICHOCHO, JR. was sentenced today in the District Court of Guam to 37 months incarceration, and five years of supervised release.  QUICHOCHO, JR’S wife, DOMINICA BATO QUICHOCHO, was also sentenced today to a two-year term of Probation which includes six months of home confinement and community service. 
Defendants QUICHOCHO, JR. and DOMINICA BATO QUICHOCHO both pled guilty in December 2012, to Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine Hydrochloride, in violation of Title 21 U.S.C. Section 841(a)(1).    Defendant QUICHOCHO, JR. ordered over five grams of methamphetamine hydrochloride from a supplier in California.  The supplier concealed small amounts of methamphetamine hydrochloride in letters sent via First Class mail to Guam.   QUICHOCHO, JR. then instructed his spouse, DOMINICA BATO QUICHOCHO, to pick up the letters containing the drug.   Notably, the letters containing approximately 1.88 grams of the drug were detected and intercepted by a United States Postal Inspector. 
U.S. Attorney Limtiaco thanks the United States Postal Inspector and the United States Postal Inspection Service for their efforts in our fight against drug trafficking.

The investigation was conducted by the United States Postal Service Inspectors.  The case was handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney Rosetta San Nicolas.
Updated January 7, 2015