Hungry burglar scares homeowner, takes off with can of spam

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A young woman awoke to a burglar at her home stealing food from her outside kitchen.

Guam – It’s an unusual case. At first glance it may appear to have been just another burglar trying to make off with stolen property but in this case it seems that the burglar was just hungry.

Imagine waking up to an intruder on your property. That’s what happened to a young woman and her father on Monday evening.

According to court documents, the young woman woke up and went to their outside kitchen where she discovered a shirtless man with long hair standing with a knife in his hand and food in the other.

The girl’s screams woke her father who chased the man, identified by police as Tayboi DK, who then entered the victim’s vehicle before fleeing on foot.

Police were immediately called and upon arrival they discovered DK emerging from the jungle. On him police found a set of keys belonging to the victims. Police say that the keys were taken from inside the home.

This is where it gets interesting. During the investigation, police discovered an unopened can of spam in the passenger seat of the victim’s car which DK had entered. DK was questioned by police and admitted to taking the victim’s keys.

He was charged with home invasion, burglary, attempted theft of property and criminal trespass. DK was booked and confined.

SOURCEJolene Toves
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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.