BREAKING NEWS: Taitingfong found guilty



A Superior Court jury rendered this afternoon, Thursday, a guilty verdict against Jodan Santos Taitingfong for beating a woman during a robbery at her Micro Beach Hotel apartment in Garapan on July 7, 2016.


It took the six jurors less than three hours to reach a unanimous verdict finding the 24-year-old Taitingfong guilty of robbery and aggravated assault and battery.


He will be sentenced on Dec. 5, 2017.


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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