Moore back on Guam to face charges

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Nicholas Moore (DOC photo)

Nicholas Wayne Moore, the man arrested by the US Marshals Task Force and the Bay County Sheriff’s Office in Florida, is back on Guam to face charges against him.

Moore is accused of murdering Michael Castro, a missing man who was last seen on Oct. 29 of last year.

The Department of Corrections has already released Moore’s booking photo and DOC spokesman Antone Aguon said Moore was placed in DOC’s custody on Saturday.

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“Once he is released from the federal, GPD will take custody. I don’t have any documents with his official charges,” Aguon said.

Before being extradited to Guam, Moore was under the custody of the U.S. Marshals. Moore was transported by the USMS to Tallahassee to await extradition back to Guam.

According to the Bay County Sheriff’s Office, Moore was arrested at the request of the Guam Police Department. Moore was arrested on Panama City Beach at 4300 Bay Point Drive.

According to the Bay County Sheriff’s Office, Moore’s apprehension was the culmination of a coordinated effort by the United States Marshals Service (USMS), Guam Police, and the Bay County Sheriff’s Office.

According to the Guam Police Department, detectives assigned to GPD’S Criminal Investigation Division took the 23-year-old Moore into custody and he was arrested for two cases.

In the first case, Moore was arrested for a shooting incident that occurred on October 15, 2020, in
Agana Heights. In this case, he was arrested for the following offenses:

-Use of a Deadly Weapon in the Commission of a Felony
-Attempted Murder
-Aggravated Assault
-Terrorizing
-Unlawful Discharge of Firearm
-Criminal Facilitation and
-Conspiracy

In the second case, Moore was arrested relative to the October 30, 2020, missing person investigation involving Michael Castro. In this case, Moore was arrested for the following offenses:

-Murder
-Aggravated Assault
-Reckless Conduct
-Use of a Deadly Weapon in Commission of a Felony
-Unsworn Falsification and
-Destroying of Evidence

These case investigations have been forwarded to the Office of the Attorney General for prosecution.

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