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Unannounced drug tests conducted at Customs and Quarantine

by Mindy Aguon

Guam - Customs and Quarantine is the latest public safety agency to impose a round of unannounced drug tests.  Customs spokesperson Johnric Mendiola confirms that 125 uniformed personnel and two civilian workers were required to undergo random drug testing on Wednesday.

The Customs chief and director were also included in the testing.  Mendiola says customs is committed to the governor's goal of a drug-free work environment and they strive to maintain the highest of ethical standards for law enforcement on Guam.

He adds the director and the chief will not tolerate any use of illegal substances by their personnel.

Officials anticipate the results will come back within the next two weeks.

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