DPS: No new details in home invasions


The Department of Public Safety has no new details relating to two home invasions that occurred over a month ago.

Two individuals were beaten in a home invasion in San Vicente over a month ago. A few weeks after, another home was invaded, this time on Mt. Tapochao, leaving one man beaten and bloodied. According to DPS spokesperson Adrian Pangelinan, DPS has no new details or leads to report in both cases.

In the home invasion in San Vicente, two individuals were beaten unconscious. One was a 14-year-old male and the other was a 28-year-old female.

The San Vicente residence was invaded on June 2 at around 3pm but nothing was reported missing.

A member of the household said in a quick interview that his daughter was at home with a few children, but the children had left for a confraternity of Christian doctrine class at the San Vicente Church right behind their home. He said that his daughter was alone at home when a person invaded their home and beat her up.

In the home invasion on Mt. Tapochao, three men invaded the Mt. Tapochau home on June 21 and took with them valuable electronics. The men left the owner of the residence, an Asian man, bruised and bloodied. The DPS statement did not identify the victim.

The victim was only able to describe one suspect as dark-skinned, with a skinny build, and wearing a red T-shirt and a pair of black short pants. He was unable to see the other suspects as his eyes were in pain, but he did mention that the individuals drove away in a white-colored SUV, which looked like a Kia Soul.

For anyone who may have any information related to any of the two incidents, call 911. For those who wish to remain anonymous, call the CNMI Crime Stoppers hotline at 234-7272.

Kimberly Bautista | Reporter
Kimberly Albiso Bautista has covered a wide range of news beats, including the community, housing, crime, and more. She now covers sports for the Saipan Tribune. Contact her at kimberly_bautista@saipantribune.com.
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