Suspected burglar apprehended

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Michael Libby was booked and confined.

A suspected burglar has been apprehended by authorities after the owner of the home targeted by the burglar took matters into his own hands and subdued the suspect.

According to Guam Police Department spokesman Sgt Paul Tapao, the burglary occurred around 3 a.m. Wednesday at a home on Villa Isabana in Harmon.

The investigation revealed that the homeowner discovered Michael Libby within his home, an individual not known to the victim.

Tapao says that Libby fled the residence and the homeowner gave chase, pursuing the individual towards Route 1 Marine Corp Drive. Responding officers who were en route to the location encountered the homeowner and Libby who were engaged in a physical altercation.

Tapao said officers immediately intervened and were able to subdue the male suspect.

Libby was arrested on the following offenses: burglary; resisting arrest and disorderly conduct. He was booked and confined.

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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.