VIDEO: Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week With Officer Paul Tapao – “The Sept. 25 Attempted Robbery on Rt. 4 in Ipan”


Guam – Crime  Stoppers Coordinator Officer Paul Tapao is asking for the public’s help in solving “The Sept. 25 Attempted Robbery on Rt. 4 in Ipan.”

If you have any information that may help police solve this crime, please call Guam Crime Stoppers at 477-HELP, text 688-STOP, or visit the Crime Stoppers website at

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You can receive a cash reward of up to $1,000.00 for information leading to arrest or conviction for the person/persons responsible for this crime or any other crime.


Crime of  the Week: “The Sept. 25 Attempted Robbery on Rt. 4 in Ipan.”

On Wednesday the 25th of September, at about 3:40 p.m., officers from the Southern Precinct Command, responded to an attempted robbery complaint at the Ipan Mobil Station.

According to the police report:

The male victim was traveling southbound on Route 4, Ipan Road towards Talofofo utilizing his companies delivery truck.  

As the victim approached First Beach, the victim noticed a vehicle described as -faded red Toyota  2 door sedan  … possibly a Tercel -with a red rag covering the license plate … pulled directly beside the delivery truck in which the driver, described as … -male/possibly Micronesian … -long unkept hair, medium built last seen wearing a black shirt pointed a black hand gun at the victim and began yelling at the victim to “pull the truck over”.

The victim also noticed the subject vehicle had a front passenger in which he described as … -male/ possibly Micronesian … short black hair … slim built.

Fearful for his safety, the victim refused to pull over and proceeded towards Talofofo village.  As the victim proceeded towards Talofofo Village, the victim noticed the red Toyota Sedan did not follow after him and continued to proceed southbound towards Malojloj.

The victim was unharmed as a result of the incident, in which he proceeded back to Ipan Mobil and was able to contact the police.

The Guam Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division and the Guam Crime Stoppers needs the publics help relative to this complaint.