Okkodo High School robbed

Guam Police Department is currently on-site responding to this incident. (PNC photo by Allan Balbin)

An investigation to find out who stole toys meant to be donated to the Toys for Tots program held by the Okkodo High School Marine Corp JROTC students is currently ongoing.

In an interview on Newstalk K57 with Patti Arroyo, Senior Okkodo High School ROTC student Keisha Carlos, mentioned that the robbery happened two weeks ago on Sunday.

Carlos says that police are currently checking surveillance footage to see who stole the bags of toys and who broke into the classroom and who also had prior knowledge of where the bags were.

Allegedly – a group of males was seen in the footage.

“They specifically targeted only our classroom, however; there are also other classrooms that have been broken into,” Carlos said.

Carlos said that, including the bags that were stolen, they were able to collect an estimated 1,200 toys, “Fortunately, not as much. I believe they only took 5 bags of toys.”

Carlos says that the thieves stole around 200-300 toys.

Despite the setback, the JROTC Cadet says that she and her fellow students were still able to collect a good amount of toys – which Marine Corps Camp Blaz already picked up.

Contact Jannette Samson | E-mail: jannette@spbguam.com | Phone: 671-689-2842

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Jannette Samson is a broadcast reporter for the Pacific News Center. Her beats are lifestyle, tourism, and crime, among others. Aside from being a reporter, she is also PNC's social media and web editor. You can sometimes hear her reporting the latest headlines for you on Sorensen Media Group's radio stations and on K57. Some of Jannette's passions include art, beauty, and blogging. She paints, creates prints, and dabbles in various art media in her free time. Jannette is also a self-taught makeup artist. In addition to that, she is a visual artist. Her artwork was featured in many art exhibitions and galleries in Guam such as Imbentibu Famalao'an I at the Castro Art Gallery; Imbentibu Famalao'an II and Body Beautiful at the Lees-Reyes Art Gallery; the 2020 University of Guam Undergraduate Exhibition; and the Annual Research Conference Art Exhibition at the Isla Center for the Arts.