Chief confirms officer who threatened man over phone is Burt Car - KUAM.com-KUAM News: On Air. Online. On Demand.

Chief confirms officer who threatened man over phone is Burt Carbullido

Posted: Updated:

We now know the name of the police officer accused of threatening to harm another man over the phone. Police Chief JI Cruz confirms Officer Burt Carbullido is the officer being investigated for the incident.

Last month, we spoke the victim, James Huh. He provided KUAM with the recording of the officer making threats to physically harm him. Huh says he was only inquiring how to become a police reservist at that time.

Chief Cruz says the criminal investigation is complete and has been forwarded to the attorney general's office for disposition. "That incident occurred while Officer Carbullido was off-duty, and because of the fact the merits of the criminal case have been brought to my attention, I am able to say that the phone conversation captured by the complainant was, in fact, Officer Carbullido," the chief confirmed.

Cruz says Carbullido remains at work as the internal affairs investigation is ongoing.

On a separate note, police over the weekend arrested James Huh on charges of retail theft after he was allegedly caught stealing items at Kmart.

  • NEWS HEADLINESMore>>

  • Bank of Guam merges Santa Cruz branch with Hagatna HQ

    Bank of Guam merges Santa Cruz branch with Hagatna HQ

    On Tuesday, Bank of Guam celebrated the merging of the Santa Cruz branch with their headquarters in Hagatna. After more than 40 years, a time capsule that was buried at the Bank in 1975 was unveiled and is now on display. The last day of the Santa Cruz Branch operations is Monday December 11, 2017.More >>
    On Tuesday, Bank of Guam celebrated the merging of the Santa Cruz branch with their headquarters in Hagatna. After more than 40 years, a time capsule that was buried at the Bank in 1975 was unveiled and is now on display. The last day of the Santa Cruz Branch operations is Monday December 11, 2017.More >>
  • DOE schools closed for Black Friday

    DOE schools closed for Black Friday

    Just as a reminder - Friday the 24th  has been declared a Government of Guam holiday by Governor Eddie Calvo. There will be no classes held for any of the island's public schools. Classes will resume on Monday.More >>
    Just as a reminder - Friday the 24th  has been declared a Government of Guam holiday by Governor Eddie Calvo. There will be no classes held for any of the island's public schools. Classes will resume on Monday.More >>
  • Young woman dead after Yigo crash

    Young woman dead after Yigo crash

    A woman, 20, is dead after a serious crash in Yigo early Thursday. It happened along Route 15 near the Church of Christ around 4:21 am.  Police responded to the scene where a man driving a 1991 Toyota Hilux lost control of the pickup truck and ran off the road. Investigators say it appears he had been heading westbound towards Dededo when it occurred. The woman, who was in the passenger seat, was ejected from the truck.  Authorities say the driver was conscious and alert, ...More >>
    A woman, 20, is dead after a serious crash in Yigo early Thursday. It happened along Route 15 near the Church of Christ around 4:21 am.  Police responded to the scene where a man driving a 1991 Toyota Hilux lost control of the pickup truck and ran off the road. Investigators say it appears he had been heading westbound towards Dededo when it occurred. The woman, who was in the passenger seat, was ejected from the truck.  Authorities say the driver was conscious and alert, ...More >>
Powered by Frankly