Good Samaritans help subdue robbery suspect near GPO

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Guam – Good Samaritans refused to stand by and let a suspect get away with the goods as their efforts to subdue the culprit are caught on video.

The incident occurred at the Guam Premier Outlets where police say M-One Masichy attempted to make off with a tourist’s cellphone. The victim told police Masichy grabbed her cellphone which was hanging around her neck on a lanyard.

He reportedly fled toward the movie theater. That’s when four random mall pedestrians jumped into action.

Police Spokesman Sgt. Paul Tapao says two employees from Coca Cola assisted two others who gave chase and that together they were able to subdue the suspect.

Masichy was arrested for public intoxication and criminal mischief. He was booked and confined.

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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.