Man robbed at Micronesian Mall ATM; suspect found one month later

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Guam – It’s a reminder that you should always be aware of your surroundings, especially when withdrawing money from an ATM.

A robbery allegedly took place at the Micronesia Mall as a victim withdrew money from the ATM. According to a magistrate complaint the victim withdrew $200.00.

In that moment an individual identified as Reynold Jay Benjamin John, ran up to the ATM and allegedly snatched the money out of the victim’s hand.

Nearly one month later police were able to track down the suspect who was being held at the Department of Corrections in an unrelated case.

John was positively identified by a witness through a photo lineup.

He was charged with third degree robbery.

He was booked and reconfined.

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.