Guam - The U.S.
Marshals Service apprehended a local fugitive in Dededo this afternoon but not
before he put up a fight. Roque Mantanona allegedly held a child at knifepoint
when he saw marshals approaching the home along Chichirica Street in Dededo this
The fugitive allegedly made threats to kill the child if
authorities made attempts to arrest him. Taotao'mona Fugitive Task Force members
were able to convince him to drop the knife and release the child and he was
Mantanona has a long criminal background and is wanted on an
outstanding warrant for a felony burglary charge.
He is now behind bars awaiting a court hearing and could face
additional charges for today's actions.