Woman arrested after allegedly assaulting man

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A woman is behind bars after she allegedly hit a man in the head outside a store in Yona.

GPD Spokesman Sgt Paul Tapao says that they received a complaint regarding an assault that began in the parking lot of Buenas Mart in Yona on Monday.

According to police, 39-year-old Jessica Marie Duenas got into an argument with the victim prompting her to punch him on the back of his head while he was entering his vehicle.

The victim drove off but Duenas pursued the victim encroaching on the victim’s lane of travel and nearly collided with the victim’s car.

Police say that the victim managed to lose Duenas in Malojloj but when the victim arrived home, Duenas was parked in his driveway.

Police arrived and located Duenas arresting her on charges of assault, and family violence to name a few.

She 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.