GPD provides more details about the UOG machete attack

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Guam – The Guam Police Department provided more details about the machete attack near the University of Guam campus on Tuesday.

In an interview with Patti Arroyo on Newstalk K57, GPD spokesman Sgt. Paul Tapao said, “During the course of the disturbance, two male individuals – one was yielding a machete -attacked another male subsequently striking that male. (in which) He was transported to the Guam Memorial Hospital for treatment. Now the individual that was using the machete was identified as 19-year-old Emmanuel Reselap,”

“He immediately fled the area and ran onto University Drive where he began assaulting, attacking passing cars as they were traveling along University Drive…Now, during that time, for unknown reasons, another male individual, later identified as Jordan Rechulup, joined in the fray and started attacking cars as well, as they were traveling along university drive,” Tapao said.

He said a total of seven vehicles were damaged in the incident.

Reselap isn’t a stranger to the police or to the community, as noted in a story PNC aired last year.

For the machete attack, Reselap was arrested for aggravated assault, family violence, and criminal mischief. Meanwhile, Rechulup was arrested for public drunkenness, disorderly conduct, and criminal mischief.

Both were booked and confined and their cases forwarded to the Office of the Attorney General for prosecution.