David V. Quitugua Arrested Last Month Following High Speed Chase, Now Charged With 4 Gameroom Robberies

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Guam – A man arrested last month following a high speed chase has now been charged with 4 recent gameroom robberies.

GPD Spokesman Officer A.J. Balajadia says David Villena Quitugua has been behind bars since his initial arrest on April 10 on various charges following a high speed chase that ended with Quitugua crashing his car.

On Thursday, Officer Balajadia says Criminal Investigation detectives arrested Quitugua on additional charges of  Robbery,  Use of a Deadly Weapon in the Commission of a Felony and Theft of Property.

He is accused of robbery the following 4 gamerooms:

1. Funland Gameroom, Barrigada Hgts. March 15, 2013
2. Funland Gameroom, Tumon March 22, 2013
3. Amusement Gameroom, Tamuning March 28, 2013
4. Funland Gameroom, Yona April 2, 2013

He was already being held on charges of  Aggravated Assault with a Motor Vehicle, Eluding a Police Officer, Reckless Driving and other charges in connection with the April 10th high speed chase. 

Officer Balajadia says that in “all four robberies the suspect used a knife to threaten the cashiers, that knife was recovered in the car Mr. Quitugua was operating when he was arrested on April 10.”  


READ the release from Officer Balajadia below:

April 10, 2013, officers apprehended DAVID VILLENA QUITUGUA after a high speed chase which resulted Quitugua crashing the car he was operating. He was arrested for Aggravated Assault with a Motor Vehicle, Eluding a Police Officer, Reckless Driving, Fraudulent use of a License Plate, No Valid Drivers License in Possession, No Front License Plate, Warrant of Arrest, Resisting Arrest, Assault on a Police Officer.

Mr. Quitugua remained behind bars on those charges.  Today, Thursday, May 30, 2013, detectives with Criminal Investigations charged Mr. Quitugua with 4 counts Robbery, 4 counts Use of a Deadly Weapon in the Commission of a Felony and Theft of Property.

He’s charged with robbing;

Funland Gameroom, Barrigada Hgts. March 15, 2013
Funland Gameroom, Tumon March 22, 2013
Amusement Gameroom, Tamuning March 28, 2013
Funland Gameroom, Yona April 2, 2013

In all four robberies the suspect used a knife to threaten the cashiers, that knife was recovered in the car Mr. Quitugua was operating when he was arrested on April 10, 2013.

He was booked and re-confined