GPD investigating burglary at GW High School

One of the COVID-positive employees is from George Washington High School (PNC file photo)

The Guam Police Department is working alongside the Guam Fire Department relative to a burglary and arson investigation that occurred at George Washington High School in Mangilao.

According to GPD spokesman Sgt. Paul Tapao, preliminary police reports suggest that on Wednesday, April 1, at around 11:40 p.m., officers from the Central Precinct Command responded to George Washington High School relative to a burglary

Units responding were informed that Guam Fire Department was also en- oute relative to a structure fire within the school.

Upon arrival of the officers, they were met by GFD personnel and school officials who said that the school’s Drama Department and an adjoining English classroom sustained fire damage.

GPD and GFD are reaching out to the community for their assistance relative to this case. Should anyone have any information, they are asked to call GPD dispatchers at 472-8911.

Information can also be submitted anonymously through the Guam Crime Stoppers tip line at All tip information will remain completely confidential and a cash reward of up to $1000 could be paid if the information provided leads to an arrest and a grand jury indictment.