Home invasion suspect caught in the act while officers were searching nearby home


The suspect was also arrested for drug possession.

Guam – Authorities were in the process of executing a search warrant at a Sinajana residence when noises alerted them to another crime in progress.

Joelynn Marie Reyes and Juan Taimanao King are the latest individuals detained by the Guam Police Department Drug Task Force and SWAT for their alleged drug activity.

According to GPD Spokesperson AJ Balajadia, on Monday, a search warrant was executed at their Sinajana home on Chalan GUma Yu’us which is located in a Drug free school zone.

Police say that the search yielded the discovery of drug paraphernalia which was tested and yielded a presumptively positive result for a scheduled two controlled substance.

Both were arrested for illegal possession of a scheduled two controlled substance. Reyes was additionally charged with Illegal possession of a scheduled two controlled substance with intent to deliver and Drug free school zone.

In related news, during the execution of the warrant a man identified as Joseph Anthony Mesa was detained after being seen coming down a flight of stairs leading to a separate unit. Balajadia states that officers learned from home owners that when SWAT was making their approach, they heard dogs barking from the rear side of the dwelling. Further stating that sounds of someone attempting to gain access through a security door were heard. Mesa was arrested for home invasion and illegal possession of a scheduled two controlled substance.

All three individuals were booked and confined.

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.