18-year old assaults elderly grandmother

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Guam – An 18-year old female individual is spending time behind bars after she police say she physically assaulted her elderly grandmother.

Jaylene Guzman was allegedly drunk when she became angry with her 63-year old grandmother after her grandmother raised questions about her drinking.

According to court documents, the questioning prompted Guzman to begin “throwing the table and everything in the house.”

But her drunk outburst didn’t stop there, court documents further state that she punched her grandmother in the face about three times. Police noted that the elderly woman sustained swelling, redness and abrasions to her left eye, forehead and lips.

Guzman was charged with family violence, aggravated assault with special allegation of Vulnerable Victim enhancement and under age drinking. She was booked and confined.

SOURCEJolene Toves
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Jolene Toves
Jolene joined the PNC team in 2017, as a producer, co-anchor and investigative reporter covering law enforcement, courts and crimes. Notable coverage includes the Ehlert case, the Mark Torre Jr. trial, the Allan Agababa trial, exclusive pieces on the Life of a Drug Dealer/Addict, and Life behind bars...the story of Honofre Chargualaf and Kevin Cruz. In 2019, she was promoted to Assistant News Director and Lead Anchor. From 2015 to 2017 she served as Public Relations and Promotions Manager, for the Hotel Nikko Guam handling local radio and advertorial promotions, as well as produced and directed tv commercials for the hotel. Prior to this she worked with KUAM for three years as a reporter and segment host. She began her journalism career in 2012, working with Glimpses of Guam contributing to the Guam Business Magazine, R&R magazine, MDM magazine and the Marianas Business Journal.