Alleged active shooter suspect arrested

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Guam – Yesterday afternoon the Guam Police Department was on high alert after a man called 9-1-1 threatening to harm people, that man has since been arrested.

With only a phone number as a lead, authorities were able to track down the alleged active shooter suspect who reportedly called 9-1-1 threatening to “shoot up people” and hung up.

A search warrant was obtained for the phone number the call was made from, leading detectives to the Dededo home of 56-year old John Anthony Campos Ogo.

According to GPD Spokesperson Sgt. Paul Tapao, during questioning Ogo admitted to placing the call to 9-1-1.

Although the threat made was non specific, it did result in preparations being made at the Guam Museum and Guam Legislature for a possible lock down, as well as increased police presence at the Chamorro Village Night Market.

Ogo was arrested for terroristic conduct, reckless conduct, terrorizing, false alarm, crimes against the community and obstructing government operations.

He was booked and confined.

SOURCEJolene Toves
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Jolene Toves
Jolene joined the PNC team in 2017, as a producer, co-anchor and investigative reporter covering law enforcement, courts and crimes. Notable coverage includes the Ehlert case, the Mark Torre Jr. trial, the Allan Agababa trial, exclusive pieces on the Life of a Drug Dealer/Addict, and Life behind bars...the story of Honofre Chargualaf and Kevin Cruz. In 2019, she was promoted to Assistant News Director and Lead Anchor. From 2015 to 2017 she served as Public Relations and Promotions Manager, for the Hotel Nikko Guam handling local radio and advertorial promotions, as well as produced and directed tv commercials for the hotel. Prior to this she worked with KUAM for three years as a reporter and segment host. She began her journalism career in 2012, working with Glimpses of Guam contributing to the Guam Business Magazine, R&R magazine, MDM magazine and the Marianas Business Journal.