THE Attorney General’s Office is keeping mum for now about three officers arrested last Friday possibly in connection with the Blue House case which is currently in the local court system.
AGO spokesperson Carlina Charfauros couldn’t comment on whether the arrested officers – Mario Laxamana, Anthony Quenga and David Manila – were indicted just before the weekend.
The Variety learned, however, that there was an indictment by a grand jury, but it was sealed.
Charfauros said the AG will hold a news conference early this week regarding the ongoing investigations involving the case and the arrests.
According to Department of Corrections documents, the men were picked up via a warrant of arrest. They were then booked and confined at the Hagåtña Detention Facility.
Earlier, employees at Blue House identified two officers named “Mario” and “Tony” who both allegedly visited the former upper Blue House Tumon lounge. While the owner of the lounge, Song Ja Cha, was going through trial in federal court, Manila took the stand and informed the court he paid for drinks and illegal sexual acts with one of the Blue House employees.
Immediately following his testimony, the Guam Police Department’s Internal Affairs division conducted an investigation of its own and Manila was found to be in violation. He only received an adverse action letter.
Cha was sentenced to life in the U.S. District Court a few months ago.
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