Father and son arrested on allegations of illegally discharging firearms

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A father and son have been arrested on allegations of illegally discharging firearms.

Guam Police spokesman Sgt. Paul Tapao reports that officers from the Central Precinct Command were called to Cepeda Way in Barrigada this morning in response to a reported disturbance involving firearms.

“Through the course of the investigation,” states Sgt. Tapao “it was learned that 37-year-old Jason Sablan had fired his rifle at the ground and that his son, later identified as 19-year-old Jason Roland Sablan II, had fired another rifle into the air.”

Officers confiscated both guns and took Sablan and his son in for questioning.

Jason Roland Sablan was later booked and confined on allegations of unlawful discharge of a firearm and possession of an unregistered firearm.

His son Jason Roland Sablan II was booked and released on allegations of unlawful discharge of a firearm, obstructing government functions, and use of a  firearms without a valid identification.

Sgt. Tapao said that the case has been forwarded to the Office of the Attorney General for prosecution.

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