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Man accused of rape, assault appears in court

Giene Starks Noamoraen Giene Starks Noamoraen

by Nick Delgado

Guam - An 18-year-old man who is accused of sexually assaulting and stabbing a woman at her Sinajana home faces 15 years to life in prison for a crime he admitted to police he committed.

Giene Starks Noamoraen walked into Magistrate Judge Alberto Tolentino's courtroom this afternoon wearing an orange DOC shirt. He listened as the judge read off the list of criminal charges he faces.  Noamorean is accused of waiting inside a Sinajana woman's home, physically and sexually assaulting her and then stabbing her and running away.  According to the magistrate's complaint, the victim had returned home from work early Sunday morning.  She left her boyfriend in the car while she went inside to take a shower.  Court documents indicate Noamoraen was standing in the hallway and grabbed her and pulled the woman into her daughter's room and began punching her in the face.  He's accused of taking out a knife, holding it to her throat and telling the victim not to look at his face while ordering her to perform sexual acts on him.  Noamorean who is also known as "Starks" then dragged the victim out of her house and sexually assaulted her before he was startled by the victim's boyfriend getting out of the car and walking towards the house.  The woman was found naked and bleeding profusely from her face and hand.  When interviewed by police, the woman was able to identify her assailant telling police she recognized his voice and knew him to be her co-worker.  A neighbor also reported to police that he stopped and talked to Noamorean who was sitting in a parked car shortly before the incident.  He told the neighbor he had stopped to sober up but then drove off.  According to the magistrate's complaint, Noamorean initially denied any involvement but later confessed to committing the acts.

Assistant Attorney General Nicholas Barrett said, "Given the nature and seriousness of the charges the people are asking that he be held on $1 million cash bail."

Noamorean is charged with two counts of first degree criminal sexual conduct, burglary, kidnapping, two counts of aggravated assault and unsworn falsification. He faces between 15 years and life in prison. He is

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