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DepCor staffer resigns after testing positive for drugs

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by Ken Quintanilla

Guam - Another Department of Corrections officer tested positive for methamphetamine. Several weeks ago the Department of Administration instituted 100% drug testing of all DepCor employees, both uniformed and administrative. 

The testing came at the request of DepCor director Jose San Agustin, who has asked that his department undergo the urinalysis tests to ensure that employees are complying with the drug free workplace policy.

Agency spokesperson Jeff Limo said, "It's always sad when we receive results and it's not in our favor we were hoping and anticipating that no one test positive however it came to our conclusion that there was one that tested positive."

Due to personnel issues, the department did not release the officer's name but limo confirms that upon notification of the positive drug test, that officer submitted his resignation from the department.  Meanwhile several investigations continue at the department to determine who was responsible for bringing cell phones, crystal meth, and other contraband into the prison facility.

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