VIDEO: Crime of the Week With Officer Paul Tapao – “The May 26 Barrigada Home Invasion”


Guam – Guam Crime Stoppers Coordinator Officer Paul Tapao is seeking the public’s help in solving the May 26th home invasion in Barrigada.

Guam Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week – “The May 26 Barrigada Home Invasion”:

Hafa Adai, I’m Officer Paul Tapao, Guam CrimeStoppers Coordinator, and this is your Crime of the Week.

On Sunday, May 26, at 2:00 a.m., officers assigned to the Hagatna Precinct Command responded to a burglary complaint at 327 San Vicente Street in Barrigada.

According to the police report:

-At about 1:50 a.m., the home owner was sleeping on his living room couch, when he was awakened by his minor son yelling that someone is in the residence storage room.

-The home owner then walked to his son’s bedroom and discovered an unknown male crouched down and sorting through his wife’s purse.

-The home owner yelled at the unknown male and told him to get out of his house. The home owner chased after the suspect but was unable to apprehend him.

-As the home owner returned to the residence, his minor daughter told him that another unknown male individual had been standing over her holding a blue flashlight and a knife.

-The second male individual then ran out of her bedroom when he heard the other suspect being yelled at.

-The first male suspect is described as possibly Chamorro or Chuukese, in his early 20’s, heavy set, standing between 5’7” to 5’9″, wearing a beige t-sirt and dark colored pants and a black knit beenie.

-The second male suspect is described as possibly Chamorro or Chuukese descent, in his early 20’s, skinny frame, also standing between 5’7″-5’9″, wearing a beige t-shirt and dark colored pants and a knit beenie

Both suspects fled from the residence in an unknown direction.  

If you have any information about this case, please call the Guam Crime Stoppers at, 477-HELP, or text to 688-STOP.

You can also visit our web page at http// or call the Guam Police Department at 475-8615, 6 or 7. Guam Crime Stoppers wants to remind the public that we do not use caller id, and you do not have to leave your name.

You can receive a cash reward of up to a thousand dollars if the information provided leads to the arrest and conviction for the person or peron(s) responsible for this crime or any other crime.