Man busted for a stolen motorcycle has history of theft cases

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An officer’s keen eye helped recover a stolen motorcycle and put a man behind bars for theft.

Kevin John Duenas Crisostomo has been charged in the Superior Court of Guam for theft by receiving as a second-degree felony.

Crisostomo denies knowledge of the motorcycle being stolen and claims he bought it from a friend, court documents stated.

Police found wet paint on his jacket matching the paint job on the bike. According to police, the patrol officer was able to wipe off some of the paint from the motorcycle as it were still drying.

Police pulled over Crisostomo for not having a license plate, and after running the vehicle’s identification number, discovered that the motorcycle was reported stolen on January 14, 2019.

Crisostomo has been implicated in crimes similar in nature.

Assistant Attorney General Joseph Brendlynno noted that Crisostomo was indicted for burglary in 2018, followed by burglary to a vehicle and theft by receiving a motor vehicle in 2019.

He was booked and confined.

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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.

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