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DOC officer faces federal charges for promoting prison contraband

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by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - A Department of Corrections officer faces federal charges after being caught early Monday promoting prison contraband. KUAM News has confirmed that Corrections Officer 1, Eugene Sunega, was arrested last night and is currently confined at the Hagatna Detention Facility.

As KUAM first reported during our Primetime newscast,  surprise bag and vehicle searches were conducted on all Depcor staff that reported for duty early Monday morning.  Depcor Spokesperson Lt. Jeff Limo confirmed that an officer was caught promoting prison contraband. An internal affairs as well as a federal investigation were launched. KUAM has since confirmed the officer in question is Sunega, a 5 year employee of the agency.

The investigation, which is a team effort between local and federal law enforcement agencies, is still ongoing.

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