A Judiciary of Guam vehicle was set on fire early this morning and the individual believed to have set the car ablaze has been arrested.
Guam – Initial reports from the Judiciary of Guam stated that the fire occurred around 11:00 p.m. last night however a release from the Guam Police Department confirmed that the fire was reported just before 2:30 a.m. on Tuesday.
According to GPD Spokesperson Officer AJ Balajadia, the security guard on duty reported noticing a fire underneath the left rear area of the court official vehicle. Moments later he saw an individual walking away from the fire. Balajadia further states that the security guard pursued the individual on foot towards the Agana Pool area, but lost the individual in the jungle area behind the pool.
The individual was believed to have been a man, however, during a routine patrol, police observed an individual matching the suspect’s description, further discovering that the individual was a woman.
She was identified as China Papa, and according to Balajadia, she told police that she started the fire because she was upset about being arrested on New Year’s Day.
Papa was arrested for Arson and Criminal Mischief. She was booked and confined.