Burglary suspect found in possession of ice and stolen items


Guam – A man wanted in numerous burglaries and thefts is now in custody after authorities tracked him down in Hagatna..

A search warrant was executed on the Dededo home of Brandon Michael Acosta after authorities received information implicating him in numerous burglaries and thefts.

Although Acosta was not present at the time the warrant was executed police were able to later locate him within the parking lot of Shirley’s in Hagatna.

According to the court complaint his relative alerted police to items that Acosta sold to him which he believed may have been stolen. A check of the items confirmed that they were stolen and allegedly led police to the discovery of other items stolen in separate cases. The complaint implicates Acosta in at least two burglaries and one theft.

He was charged with Burglary, Theft, possession of a scheduled two controlled substance and criminal trespass among other charges.

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.