BREAKING NEWS: Ogumoro guilty of 2 charges, acquitted of 4 charges



Former Department of Public Safety deputy commissioner Ambrosio T. Ogumoro was found guilty of two corruption charges but was acquitted of four other charges.


The Superior Court jury rendered this afternoon, Tuesday, a unanimous verdict finding Ogumoro guilty of theft by deception and not guilty of theft by unlawful taking.


Associate Judge Kenneth L. Govendo, who decided on the misdemeanor charges, found Ogumoro guilty of one count of misconduct in public office, not guilty of two counts of removal of government property, and not guilty of one count of misconduct in public office.


Sentencing will be on Sept. 12, 2017, at 1:30pm.


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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