Additional charges filed in Hansen case

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Hansen Helicopters (PNC file photo)

A superseding indictment has been handed down in the District Court of Guam against Hansen Helicopters and its executives all of whom are maintaining their innocence.

The indictment now names two additional defendants in the case — Hansen Corporation and Randall Rogers.

Hansen is charged with five counts of aircraft parts fraud while Rogers is charged with one count of conspiracy to defraud the Federal Aviation Administration.

The initial indictment was against John Walker, Marvin Reed, Kenneth Crowe, and Phillip Kapp and only contained 16 charges against the executives.

The superseding indictment lists 81 charges which now include employing a mechanic and pilot without proper certification, bribery, conspiracy to commit wire fraud and registration violations involving aircraft, to name a few.

In court this morning, Hansen Corporation, along with all the co-defendants, pleaded not guilty to the charges contained in the superseding indictment.

They were also allowed to remain on pretrial release under the conditions set forth in the initial case.

Trial has been set for March 26.

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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.