Trial delayed for Guam soldier accused of attempting to entice a minor

DISTRICT COURT: The District Court of Guam is shown in this file photo. Christopher Anthony De Leon Guerrero in December 2020 pleaded not guilty to allegations that he tried to entice a minor to have sex with him. Post file photo

Trial is underway in federal court against a Guam National Guard soldier who denied that he tried to get a teenage girl to have sex with him.

Christopher De Leon Guerrero

Christopher De Leon Guerrero 

Christopher De Leon Guerrero appeared before District Court of Guam Chief Judge Frances Tydingco-Gatewood on Wednesday for jury selection.

More than 60 potential jurors were called into the courtroom for questioning by both the defense and prosecution.

Opening statements will be given once a jury panel is selected.

De Leon Guerrero was 29 at the time when he allegedly attempted to entice a minor between Nov. 17 and Nov. 20, 2020, using an iPhone 11.

A special agent posed as a 13-year-old girl online, Post files state. 

According to his LinkedIn profile, De Leon Guerrero is an Army veteran with an active top secret/sensitive compartmentalized information clearance and is security+ certified.

He currently is not on duty and his last activation was a deployment to Egypt, which was completed early last year.

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