Navy Man Charged With Attempted Murder; Woman’s Throat Slashed

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Guam – A Yigo man faces charges of Attempted Murder after an incident at the Ladera Towers in Mangilao last night that resulted in him and a woman being admitted to Naval Hospital.

Guam Police Department Spokesman Officer A.J. Balajadia says 41-year old Bernard Alan Jennings was arrested after police responded to a family violence complaint at about 11:17pm last night.

Officer Balajada said that the woman received a laceration to the neck area, however he could not say what type of weapon was used.

According to Balajadia officers located a female victim and both she and Jennings were taken to Naval Hospital.  Navy Public Information Officer Coleen San Nicolas Perez says both Jennings and the woman are currently hospitalized in fair condition.

San Nicolas Perez says Jennings is a support staffer with the Navy’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 5.

In addition to the Attempted Murder Charges Balajadia says Jennings also faces charges of Family Violence, Aggravated Assault, Resisting Arrest, Assault on a Police Officer and Possession of a Deadly Weapon in the Commission of a Felony.