Trial continues for Jeremiah Iseaki - KUAM.com-KUAM News: On Air. Online. On Demand.

Trial continues for Jeremiah Iseaki

Posted: May 15, 2018 5:24 PM Updated:

What did Jeremiah Isezaki mean when he allegedly said he wanted to take a cop off the streets? It appears key witness Janessa Corpuz and police had a different interpretation.

Trial resumed today for Isezaki who is charged with conspiracy to commit murder and terrorizing, both as felonies.

Corpuz returned to the stand for more cross-examination by defense.

Back in February 2012, she reports Isezaki came to her for help with GPD Officer Benny Babauta.

Specifically, Isezaki stated he wanted "to take him off the streets."

Corpuz telling jurors today "It could be to set a person up to make sure that he is not allowed to be in uniform and patrol our streets and abuse his authority."

Isezaki, she said, had strongly believed Babauta had set him up and planted a gun and drugs on him in a previous arrest.

A senior officer interpreted differently and believed the statement to be a plot to kill Babauta.

She also testified that police, at one point, accused her of being the mastermind behind the operation.

Lt. Babauta remains on the force and is assigned to support as the Acting Division Chief.

Trial will resume on Wednesday.

  • NEWS HEADLINESMore>>

  • Repopulating the endangered sihek

    Repopulating the endangered sihek

    Efforts to repopulate the Micronesian kingfisher on Guam are underway. The Department of Agriculture held a conference with visiting field experts. The sihek last seen in the wild on Guam way back in 1989. Dr. Axel Moehrenschlager heads the Calgary Zoo'sMore >>
    Efforts to repopulate the Micronesian kingfisher on Guam are underway. The Department of Agriculture held a conference with visiting field experts. The sihek last seen in the wild on Guam way back in 1989. Dr. Axel Moehrenschlager heads the Calgary Zoo's More >>
  • Bordallo hopes to communicate veteran needs to feds

    Bordallo hopes to communicate veteran needs to feds

    The Guam Veteran's Affairs office announced beginning Feb. 15 and every third Friday it will be clearing vets cemetery grave sites of flowers and decorative items. It's in keeping with federal regulations regarding uniformity. Meanwhile, the new administrMore >>
    The Guam Veteran's Affairs office announced beginning Feb. 15 and every third Friday it will be clearing vets cemetery grave sites of flowers and decorative items. It's in keeping with federal regulations regarding uniformity. Meanwhile, the new administrMore >>
  • Still no takers for marijuana testing lab

    Still no takers for marijuana testing lab

    Since the passing of the Homegrown Cultivation Bill, the number of patients registered for medicinal marijuana has reached a high. But still, no one has applied to build the lab, needed to test the product. So far, 73 patients are registered with Public HMore >>
    Since the passing of the Homegrown Cultivation Bill, the number of patients registered for medicinal marijuana has reached a high. But still, no one has applied to build the lab, needed to test the product. So far, 73 patients are registered with Public HMore >>
Powered by Frankly