Portusach charged in stalking, hit-and-run case

Justin John Portusach

The Guam Police Department issued a release, saying a 27-year-old man wanted in relation to a stalking case has been charged, after turning himself in on Monday.

As previously reported, on June 24, a stalking complaint was entertained by officers assigned to the Central Precinct Command.

During the course of the incident, Justin John Portusach, was identified as a person of interest who was also responsible for crashing into a marked patrol cruiser within the parking lot of the Central Precinct Command, and another vehicle traveling on Route 4 Chalan Kanton Tasi, Sinajana. Police say he fled from the scene.

GPD say efforts were made in locating Portusach and a wanted flyer was issued for public view, in attempts in locating the man.

On Monday July 6, Justin John Portusach self-surrendered to police accompanied by his attorney.

Portusach was later arrested by GPD’s Domestic Assault Response Team for the following offenses:

-Family Violence
-Aggravated Assault
-Assault on a Peace Officer
-Criminal Mischief
-Use of a Deadly Weapon in Commission of a Felony -Reckless Driving with Injuries
-Leaving the Scene with Injuries/Property Damage -No Driver’s License
-Mandatory Insurance
-Registration Expired

He has been booked and confined at the Department of Corrections. Police say the case has been forwarded to the Office of the Attorney General for prosecution.