Guam – Former Guam Police Department officer serving time for his involvement in the Blue House prostitution case and it appears that he will not be getting out anytime soon as he has lost his appeal before the Supreme Court of Guam.
David Q. Manila is serving a concurrent 30-year sentence, he was given 15 years each for the conspiracy to commit kidnapping and kidnapping charges; 3 years each for various compelling prostitution and felonious restraint charges; 30 years each for the two counts of first degree criminal sexual conduct charges; 15 years each for 2 counts of second degree criminal sexual conduct; one year for criminal intimidation; and one year for official misconduct.
Since his incarceration Manila has appealed his sentence with the Supreme Court of Guam claiming that the Superior Court of Guam abused its discretion on reman by sentencing Manila to thirty years of imprisonment with the possibility of parole and credit for time served.
The Supreme Court however has upheld the sentencing ruling that the Superior Court did not abuse its discretion by imposing the sentence.
This was Manila’s second attempt at an appeal, the first appeal was remanded.