Police officer involved in Harmon car crash arrested for driving while impaired among other charges

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Guam – The Guam Police Department Officer who was involved in a two car collision last month has been arrested and it appears that he was not following the laws of the road.

On July 4, 2018, a Guam Police Department Officer was under the scrutiny of fellow officers as an official vehicle crash investigation was launched.

It was reported that the GPD officer was involved in a two car collision on Route 1 Marine Corps Drive in Harmon by the Kmart intersection.

The car crash resulted in the officer being sent to GMH for treatment and four other injured person being treated at the scene.

The GPD Officer has been identified as Dennis Anthony Quenga Santos who was off duty when the crash occurred. An investigation into the accident revealed that he was in violation of the crash.

According to Gpd Spokesman Sgt. Paul Tapao, Santos was arrested for vehicular negligence, driving while impaired with a child on board with injuries, disobeying a red traffic light, driving without a seatbelt, and official misconduct.

While the criminal investigation has concluded, Tapao says that an administrative investigation is ongoing.

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.