GPD: Dededo rape, Route 15 shooting cases remain unsolved

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The Guam Police Department has a lot on its plate with investigations into high-profile cases still underway.

The Guam Police Department has a lot on its plate with investigations into high-profile cases still underway.

Sgt. Paul Tapao, Guam Police Department spokesman, provided updates to high-profile cases still being actively investigated.

The first case involves the rape of a teenage girl on Loretta Street in Dededo. The case has been active since the rape occurred on Nov. 18.

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“We are still working on that. Our invesitgators from the DART team have been working on a lot of the tips provided by the community. So there is a lot of tip information that they still have to work on as well as the additional supplemental information still being generated and coming in from the community relative to this case. But rest assured, we are working not just on this case but all the other high-profile cases, including the Route 15 shooting incident,” Tapao said

The Route 15, or backroad to Andersen shooting incident, is not the only shooting being investigated. Police are also trying to find the gunman in the shooting death of Mangilao resident Juan Aguon.

Tapao says investigators continue to follow leads and are asking the community for their help. If anyone has information relative to these cases, you can submit a tip anonymously through guamcrimestoppersweb.com

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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.