Father Adrian Cristobal accused of sexually abusing minor for 15 years

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Guam – Another sex abuse complaint has been filed in District Court against former Chancellor Father Adrian Cristobal alleging that the abuse occurred over a span of 15 years.

The sexual abuse according to court documents began in 1995 when the victim identified only by initials J.C.C was a student at San Vicente Catholic School.

During this time, Father Adrian was a priest at the Barrigada Parish and actively involved at the school. At the time the victim was 11 years old and the sexual abuse lasted until 2013.

The victim alleges that the sexual abuse included fondling, groping, masturbation, oral copulation digital penetration and rape.

During the first few years of the abuse J.C.C says it occurred almost every day and occurred at numerous places including San Vicente school, the Barrigada parish, the Maina parish, Father Adrian’s vehicle, and his private beach in Ipan.

In one incident J.C.C recalls standing on a chair fixing books on a shelf when Father Adrian allegedly began fondling and groping his private parts. The complaint states that as the sexual abuse progressed, J.C.C would try to fight of Father Adrian, telling him to stop and attempting to flee but to no avail.

In another incident, J.C.C. reveals that during retreats at Father Adrian’s private beach he was made to sleep in the same tent with Father Adrian. In the tent it is alleged that Father Adrian sexually abused and molested J.C.C while the parents of other alter boys were asleep in nearby tents.

The complaint states that overtime the abuse progressed to rape causing J.C.C to turn to drugs.

According to the complaint Father Adrian would take advantage of J.C.C’s addiction by luring him with money in exchange for sexual pleasure.

J.C.C is seeking 5 million dollars in damages.

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.