Man arrested for harassment and stalking on social media


Guam – Actions and behaviors even when on social media have consequences, and as one man learned it could lead to jail time.

Gabriel Lau is accused of harassing a woman on social media. According to the court complaint, he has been making indirect threats and posting things sexually demeaning in nature to the woman’s social media on a daily basis for years.

It appears that there are more than one victim as they told police, “they are in fear of the defendant because they believe he is unstable and a threat to do something dangerous.”

The complaint states that GPD interviewed management at Lau’s apartment who indicated that he has been harassing other tenants as well. When police interviewed Lau he allegedly admitted to making the social media posts and also stated that he believed he was in a sexual relationship with the female victim.

Lau has been charged with simple stalking and harassment.

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.