GPD: Armed Robbery Suspect John Anthony McCord Jr. In Custody

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Guam – Guam Police took armed robbery suspect John Anthony McCord Jr.  into custody this morning.

                                                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                                  
Last night GPD issued a WANTED NOTICE for him, warning he was possibly armed and dangerous. 
                                                                       
Spokesman A.J. Balajadia said  that the Criminal Investigations Division was looking for him in connection with an ongoing armed robbery investigation. He had last been seen about 5pm yesterday afternoon, Thursday July 24th, fleeing the Granada Apartments.
                                                                       
Officer Balajadia warned he may be armed with a silver .44 Magnum revolver and he advised anyone who saw him to use “extreme caution.” 
                                                                                                                                                  

This morning, Officer Balajadia released a picture showing McCord on the ground, handcuffed. The time stamp on the photo is 11:30am. He advised that the WANTED NOTICE is now cancelled and said details of the arrest would be released at a later time. 

                                                                       

                                                                           
READ the release from Officer Balajadia below:
                                                                           
WANTED PERSON
                                                                           
TIYAN – Detectives with the Guam Police Departments Criminal Investigations Section are asking for the public help in locating:
                                                                           
JOHN ANTHONY MCCORD JR.
                                                                           
Mr. McCord is wanted for questioning in an ongoing robbery and shooting investigation.  If anyone has information of Mr. McCords whereabouts.
                                                                           
Please call Detective Carlo Reyes 475-8572 or the CIS Crimes Against Persons Unit Supervisor Det. Alfred Duenas: 475-8557 Unit Supervisor / Assigned Case Agent 475-8615/16.
                                                                           
Exercise extreme caution when approaching suspect, could possibly be armed with a silver .44 Magnum revolver.
                                                                           
A J Balajadia
Guam Police Department Spokesperson
MRFC, GHS Spokesperson   
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