Minor injured in assault, left with broken knee cap

(PNC file photo)

A minor sustained injuries after he was struck on the knee with a metal pipe during assault.

Guam –  A follow-up investigation into a disturbance at Triple J Auto in Tamuning has resulted in the arrest of Austin Jermain Guerrero. According to GPD Spokesperson Officer Aj Balajadia, it was reported that during the disturbance a male minor was struck with a metal pipe on his knee. The male minor sustained a broken patella as a result.

Police say, several witness confirmed that Guerrero had struck the boy. Guerrero was arrested for aggravated assault.

He was booked and confined.

SOURCEJolene Toves
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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.