Guam – Accusations against Derick Baza Hills have surfaced on social media.
PNC has received two photograghs related to an alleged scam, the pictures are circulating social media. One depicts a man standing at the driver’s side door reaching into a vehicle while holding a badge and a Passport Card identifying the holder as Derick Baza Hills.
The picture is captioned with the following accusation, “Derick Baza Hills pulls over a Korean tourist in Inarajan. Demanded $40.00 from her or he will take away her driver’s license. Identified himself as a police officer. Korean tourist gave $40.00 to him then he issued her a receipt for illegal speeding.”
The second picture is of the alleged receipt for $40.00 pre-dated for April 30, 2018. Also on the receipt is a note indicating Parks and Recreation as the citing authority. The receipt is allegedly for illegal speeding and signed with what appears to be the initials D.H.
GPD Spokesperson Sgt. Paul Tapao confirms that a complaint has been filed. The complaint was filed with the Guam International Airport police.
He further states that GPD and other law enforcement officers do not ask for any payments related to fines.
Hills was a former political candidate who unsuccessfully bid under the Democratic party for a seat in the 2014 Legislature. The following year he attempted to run for Vice Mayor of Agat but did not garner enough votes.
Since the end of his political career, Hills has managed to stay in the spotlight by racking up several criminal offenses.
Current cases against Hills include forgery relative to a fake prescription, conspiracy, possession of a scheduled two controlled substance and two separate theft related offenses, one of which was filed in District Court.