Two cousins allegedly playing around with a machete ended in one of them getting wounded.
Around noon on Nov. 7, Stanley Soulike was at an apartment in Tamuning when the defendant, Rusty Rusauo, who was drunk, arrived, according to court documents. Soulike and Rusauo were playing around with the machete when Rusauo struck the victim in the leg, the magistrate's declaration filed in the Superior Court of Guam Friday states.
Soulike was transported to Guam Memorial Hospital by ambulance for medical treatment. Meanwhile, Guam Police Department officers found Rusauo about a mile from where the stabbing occurred, documents state.
The defendant allegedly was highly intoxicated and had blood on his hands and feet. The defendant allegedly told the police he didn’t know where the blood came from and allegedly said he had consumed approximately 12 cans and two bottles of beer.
Rusauo was charged with one count of aggravated assault as a second-degree felony, with a special allegation of possession or use of a deadly weapon in the commission of a felony.