A man on parole after he was convicted twice of sex crimes appeared in court on Wednesday and pleaded not guilty to a new criminal sexual conduct case against him. Henry Cepeda Chinel, 32, was on parole when he was charged last December. The charging documents state the girl met with police and told them she woke up one evening and felt someone pulling down her shorts. She opened her eyes and saw Chinel sitting on top of her legs, a huge smile on his face, court documents stated. Chinel touched her private part, she told him to get off and pushed him, then ran out of the bedroom, documents stated. He was charged in a case in which the charging documents state he had sex with a thenyear-old girl when he was
Convicted rapist not on sex offender registry pending appeal
Convicted rapist not on Guam sex offender registry pending appeal
Lou Leon Guerrero said in signing on Monday Sen. Amanda Shelton's bill that changes the sex offender registry law. Previously, convicted sex offenders didn't have to register with the Judiciary of Guam if they were appealing their cases. The appeal process could take years. Shelton said Public Law "empowers survivors of sexual assault by closing loopholes in the sex offender registry.
Convicted sex offender Joey Tanaka Teriong was spared jail time during his sentencing back in April, but the Adult Probation Office wants the court to send him back to prison. Teriong, who is currently serving five years of supervised release, failed to report to substance abuse treatment sessions and drug tests multiple times in June and July, the probation office alleged in court documents. Probation requested his supervised release be revoked.
As of , the Guam sex offender registry office has registered 1, sex offender cases since its establishment in However, only convicted sex offenders are currently listed on the sex offender registry website — a difference of between the number of cases listed and the number of convicted sex offenders. However, the bulk of the difference is due to the expiration of the registration term for individuals convicted of level 3 criminal sexual conduct offenses.