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Cigarettes stolen to buy crystal meth

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by Nick Delgado

Guam - $4,500 worth of cigarettes were stolen to purchase crystal methamphetamine. Police arrested Peter Paul Cruz Pangelinan and Greg Thomas Taisipic after investigating a break in of an Ambros delivery van. An employee admitted to using a bolt cutter to access the van to steal three cases of cigarettes. 

Police conducted a search warrant that led them to Taisipic, who was also found in possession of an Ice pipe; and Pangelinan, who admitted to accepting the stolen cigarettes.

Taisipic was arrested and charged with theft by receiving and possession of a Schedule II controlled substance while Pangelinan was charged with theft by receiving.

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