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4 teens arrested for carjacking/beating

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by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - The Guam Police Department made several arrests in connection to Monday's car jacking, robbery and attempted kidnapping case. As we reported a man who was waiting in his car along Route 3 for his mother who was doing her morning walk was approached by several individuals. The suspects beat him and stole his car. According to GPD Spokesperson Office AJ Balajadia it was through the help of a concerned citizen who turned in one of the suspects over to police at the Dededo precinct that led to the arrest of the following teenagers:

DAVID JR. TAITINGFONG POCAGUE, m/Gua/19/Dededo was charged with Robbery, Aggravated Assault, Theft of a Motor Vehicle, Kidnapping, Felonious Restraint, Conspiracy to Commit Robbery, Conspiracy to Commit Theft of a Motor Vehicle, Jurisdiction Over and Adult, and Guilt Established by Complicity. Booked and confined

JUSTIN IGNACIO CRUZ, m/Gua/18/Dededo, was charged with Kidnapping, Robbery, Theft of a Motor Vehicle, Aggravated Assault, Felonies Restraint, Guilt Established by Complicity, Criminal Facilitation, Conspiracy to Commit Robbery, Conspiracy to Commit Theft of a Motor Vehicle, Conspiracy to Commit Aggravated Assault, Jurisdiction Over and Adult.  Booked and confined

JESSIE ALFONSO NOJADERA, m/Phil/17/Dededo, was charged with Robbery, Aggravated Assault, Kidnapping, Felonious Restraint, Theft of a Motor Vehicle and Conspiracy to Commit Robbery. Booked and confined at DYA. (Charged as an Adult)

FEMALE MINOR: Gua/15/Dededo, charged with Robbery, Aggravated Assault, Kidnapping, Felonious Restraint, Theft of a Motor Vehicle, Conspiracy to Commit Robbery, Curfew Violation and Beyond Control. She was confined at DYA

Aside from making these arrests GPD also recovered the stolen vehicle. It was on Monday KUAM News brought you the story on our 6:00pm newscast. According to Officer Balajadia, the vehicle was called in by a concerned citizen who watched the evening news about the "carjacking" and suspected that the car in the park area of the Dollar Housing in Dededo was the vehicle that was wanted by police. The Guam Police Department thanks these citizens "Sometimes the right thing to do, versus loyalty is what helps solve these cases quickly," said Spokesperson Balajadia.

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