Witnesses saw a women and her children acting strangely around a vehicle, and a man attempting to gain entry, stealing nearly $1800 in valuables.
Guam – Seven children were found in deplorable living conditions after a reported burglary of a vehicle led authorities to the home of the suspected thieves.
“I know why you’re here, I put all the stuffs from the car in the trash bag,” this is what Machrin Wasan allegedly stated to police when they came knocking on her door.
While officers were there to investigate a lead in a car burglary identifying Wasan and Richard Angonbiram as the alleged burglars, authorities found more than just the items stolen.
According to court documents, officers conducted a safety sweep of the home after they were concerned that the children were unattended. Police say that the home had a strong scent of mold and defecation as the home was reportedly cluttered with damp soiled clothing and debris. Authorities further stated that the home was unsanitary and unsuitable living conditions for anyone.
A total of seven children were found in the home five minor children with the last name Wasan and two other minor children of a neighbor who were being babysat. Child protective services was contacted and arrangements were made to relinquish the children.
Wasan and Angonbiram were charged with Burglary, theft, criminal mischief to a motor vehicle and seven counts of child abuse.