Two suspects in string of robberies plead not guilty

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The four men allegedly involved in a string of robberies appeared in court today to answer to the charges against them.
Guam – The defendants are Chris Anderson Tedtaotao Jr., Sebastian Taman, Damian Becka and Jaxindo Kose. The four men are accused of robbing the Hills Market in Yigo and the Tamuning Plaza Hotel, and according to court documents some of the men also admitted to their involvement in several other robberies.

In court today, Tedtaotao and Becka both pleaded not guilty to the charges against them. Taman and Kose were unable to enter a plea as their attorneys withdrew as legal counsel citing conflict of interest.

The four men are charged with 1st degree robbery and theft of property, while Tedtaotao was additionally charged with aggravated assault.

A continued arraignment hearing is set for January 3.

 

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.