Man arrested after dispute over tires

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An altercation between two men over tires has landed one man behind bars for assault.

Police responded to a report of a disturbance in Mangilao on October 24. When police arrived, they witnessed Alfred Duenas II strike the victim in the face.

According to a complaint filed in the Superior Court of Guam, Duenas confronted the victim about retrieving tires of a vehicle.

The victim told police that he agreed to return the tires and told Duenas to meet him in Mangilao.

At some point, a vehicle chase ensued between Duenas and the victim who told police that during the pursuit Duenas struck his vehicle with a baseball bat. He also told police that Duenas hit him on the leg with the bat.

Police noted swelling to the victim’s left shin and his lip.

The bat was confiscated and Duenas was arrested on charges of aggravated assault and criminal mischief.

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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.