- Associated Press - Monday, March 26, 2018

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) - The Latest on the sentencing of a singer and her husband for drug possession in Guam (all times local):

12:45 p.m.

Singer Yvonne Elliman-Alexander and her husband will serve a 14-day sentence in Hawaii for drug possession charges in Guam.

Elliman-Alexander and Allen Alexander live in Honolulu. The Pacific Daily News reports airport officers found marijuana in Alexander’s belongings and crystal-like rocks and a glass pipe in Elliman-Alexander’s belongings when they arrived in Guam last year for a benefit concert.

Defense attorney Mike Phillips tells The Associated Press after their sentencing Tuesday that a judge is allowing the couple to serve their sentence by observing the Honolulu court proceedings of a drug offender probation program. Phillips says they will have to observe for 13 days because they are receiving a day of credit for time already served.

Elliman-Alexander performed on the Grammy Award-winning Saturday Night Fever soundtrack in 1978.

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Midnight

An attorney for singer Yvonne Marianne Elliman-Alexander and her husband says he is hopeful they will be sentenced to probation over drug possessions charges in Guam.

The defendants appeared at a hearing Monday after each pleaded guilty to a felony drug possession count filed in August.

Elliman-Alexander performed on the Grammy Award-winning Saturday Night Fever soundtrack in 1978.

The Pacific Daily News reports that airport officers found marijuana in Allen Bernard Alexander’s belongings and crystal-like rocks and a glass pipe in Elliman-Alexander’s belongings.

They were arrested in Guam, where they were set to perform at a benefit concert.

Their attorney, Mike Phillips, said after the hearing that his clients have completed everything they were assigned.


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