Fingerprints lead to arrest in burglary case

Guam Police Department (PNC File photo)

Fingerprints left at the scene of a burglary on Pale Ferdinand, a street in Santa Rita, last July, belonged to Adam Sanchez San Nicolas, according to GPD spokesman Sgt Paul Tapao.

San Nicolas’ prints were matched through the Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) database.

Police encountered San Nicolas in a traffic stop on Sunday.

The patrol officer discovered that San Nicolas was a person of interest in the burglary case after requesting a criminal history check.

San Nicolas was transported to the Southern Precinct Command without incident.

He was later arrested for the following offenses: burglary and criminal trespass.

He was subsequently booked and confined at DOC.


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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.