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For Immediate Release

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December 06, 2012 DUSM David A. Punzalan, District of Guam (671) 473-9153
U.S. Marshals Guam Violent Fugitive Task Force Arrests Murder Suspect

Hagatna, Guam – On December 4, Keith Jermaine Garrido, 20, was arrested by the United States Marshals Service – Guam Violent Fugitive Task Force for the murder of Nancy Mafnas. Nancy Mafnas’ body was found lifeless at her residence in Barrigada, Guam on Sunday, December 2. Apparently Mafnas was the victim of a botched robbery.

The Guam Police Department, Criminal Investigation Division received several tips from the community leading to Garrido’s identity. On Tuesday, December 4, at approximately 9:00am Guam Police Investigators contacted the U. S. Marshals Task Force for assistance in locating and apprehending Garrido.

On Monday, December 4, at approximately 12:20pm Task Force Officers conducted a surveillance of Garrido’s residence in Okkudu, Dededo. Task Force officers spotted a vehicle where the front passenger fit the description of Garrido. Once Garrido’s identity was confirmed

Task Force officers proceeded to apprehend Garrido without incident.

The United States Marshals Service – Guam Violent Fugitive Task Force is comprised of officers from the Department of Corrections Parole Division, Judiciary of Guam Marshals and the Guam Police Department. The Task Force’s primary mission is to locate and apprehend fugitives wanted for violent crimes of Federal, State and Territorial warrants.

This year the Task Force is responsible for the arrest of 181 fugitives. Of which, 136 are fugitives wanted locally here on Guam.

Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.

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