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Drunken man hits motorcycle cop

by Michele Catahay

A 39-year-old man was arrested early this morning after his vehicle hit a police officer driving a motorcycle at around 1:30am. According to Guam Police Department Spokesperson Officer Allan Guzman, the incident took place along Ysengsong Road in Dededo.

A Toyota Tercel traveling northbound struck Officer Jose White, who was traveling southbound when the incident occurred. Guzman says the vehicle cut off the officer by making a left turn, striking the motorcycle. Officer White was transported to the Guam Memorial Hospital where he was treated and released.

Meanwhile, Joe Gaarow from Dededo, also 39, was arrested for driving under the influence with injuries with for having a blood alcohol content reading over 0.08, failure to yield, open container, improper storage, drinking in a motor vehicle, and not having driver's license.  Gaarow also had a pending warrant of arrest.

He was booked and confined.

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