THEFT TRIAL SET FOR GUAM PUBLIC UTILITY DIRECTOR

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HAGATNA, Guam (Pacific Daily News, May 2) - A trial has been
scheduled in October for the former executive director of the Public Utilities
Commission who is accused of stealing $54,000 from the commission.

A criminal trial setting was held yesterday in the Superior
Court of Guam for Monessa Lee C. Leon Guerrero, 29. She faces three counts of
theft of property as a second-degree felony and three counts of official
misconduct as a misdemeanor. She has pleaded innocent to the charges, according
to Pacific Daily News files.

Leon Guerrero was indicted April 2 on charges she stole the
money from the commission which regulates rates for utility agencies, files
state.

From January through December of 2002, Leon Guerrero allegedly
processed Public Utilities Commission checks written out to her. Those checks
were not supposed to be made out to Leon Guerrero.

She allegedly used the money for her personal gain, files state.

May 2, 2003

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