BREAKING NEWS: Jury finds Ogumoro guilty


A Superior Court jury rendered this afternoon, Friday, a unanimous verdict finding former Department of Public Safety deputy commissioner Ambrosio T. Ogumoro guilty of two corruption charges for his role in the shielding of then-attorney general Edward Buckingham from being served with penal summons in August 2012.
After deliberating for less than three hours, the six jurors reached the guilty verdict as to the charges of conspiracy to commit theft of services and theft of services.
Associate Judge David A. Wiseman said he will announce on Tuesday morning his verdict as to the nine other remaining charges against Ogumoro.
Wiseman will also announce the sentencing date on Tuesday.
More details to follow.

Ferdie De La Torre | Reporter
Ferdie Ponce de la Torre is a senior reporter of Saipan Tribune. He has a bachelor’s degree in journalism and has covered all news beats in the CNMI. He is a recipient of the CNMI Supreme Court Justice Award. Contact him at

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