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Rota Sobriety Checkpoint Schedule
Friday, 26 August 2016 10:40

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Last Updated on Friday, 26 August 2016 10:55
Dead Person
Thursday, 25 August 2016 14:41

On Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 11:36 pm, Rota DPS Police received a call about an injured person at the West Marina Commercial port. DPS Police and DFEMS ambulance responded to the area.

Preliminary interviews with witnesses at the area reveal the victim a 62 year old, Filipino male fell off the MV Luta vessel and into the water. Members of the crew assisted in diving into the water and pulling the victim from the water onto shore. The victim had no pulse and was not breathing. First responders attempted CPR.

The victim was transported to Rota Health Center (RHC) and pronounced dead on arrival by Dr. Gregory Kotheimer at 12:04 am, August 24, 2016 by Dr. Kotheimer. The victim's name is withheld pending notification of next of kin. This investigation into this case is ongoing.

Last Updated on Thursday, 25 August 2016 15:05
Saipan DUI Checkpoints
Wednesday, 17 August 2016 16:48

The Department of Public Safety would like to inform the general public that the DPS Traffic Section will be conducting Sobriety Checkpoints on the dates and time listed below:

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - The first Sobriety check point will be on Beach Road Garapan to Beach Road Chalan Piao from 2000 hours. (8PM) to 2200 hours. (10PM).

The seconds Sobriety checkpoint will from 2300 hours (11PM) to 0100 hours (1AM) (August 25, 2016) from Chalan Pale Arnold Road, Puerto Rico south to Chalan Lau Lau.

Friday, August 26, 2016 - The first sobriety check point will be from Chalan Monsignor Guerrero, San Jose to Chalan Monsignor Guerrero Road, Dan Dan, from 1900 hours (7PM) to 2100 hours (9PM).

The second sobriety check point will on Beach Road Garapan to Chalan Pale Arnold, Chalan Lau Lau from 2200 hours (9PM) to 0000 hours (12AM) (August 27, 2016).

Thursday, September 1, 2016 – The first checkpoint will be on Beach Road, Garapan south to Beach Road, Susupe from 2000 hours (8PM) to 2200 hours (10PM)

The second check point will be Chalan Pale Arnold, Garapan south to Chalan Pale Arnold, Chalan Lau Lau from 2300 hours (11PM) to 0100 hours (1AM)

Each DUI Sobriety Checkpoint will last at least 75 minutes (1 hour and 15 minutes). This activity is part of the Department of Public Safety's effort to Deter, Detect, Drowsy and Distracted Driving and Apprehend impaired drivers, and to ensure that all passengers are wearing proper restraining devices, seatbelts or car seats.

For more information, please contact Police Sergeant Anthony Macaranas at (670) 483-5818.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 August 2016 16:58
Marpi Closed - Ordinance Detonation
Monday, 15 August 2016 11:47

DPS is notifying the public of an upcoming scheduled Ordinance Detonation scheduled for Friday, AUGUST 19th, 2016 at 1:00 pm in Marpi.

DPS is advising all residents, workers, visitors, tour companies and tour guides that Marpi will be closed on August 19, 2016 at 11:00 am, until the completion of the detonation.

Please make proper adjustments to your daily schedule on this date. Should you have any questions pertaining to this operation, please call Sgt. Anthony Macaranas, XRT Operational Supervisor, at 483-5818.

Last Updated on Monday, 15 August 2016 11:49
Car Burglary & Theft
Monday, 08 August 2016 17:43

Crime Stoppers is seeking the public’s help for a burglary and theft incident located at Ming Yang Supermarket in San Vicente Village.

On Tuesday, August 2, 2016, at about 10:14 pm, DPS Police responded to the incident and met with the victim, a 34 year old local female who reported a suspect stole her purse from her car parked in front of the store. Police reviewed the video footage and identified the suspect as an Asian male, about 6 feet tall, 180 lbs., thin build, short dark hair, glasses, wearing a white t-shirt with the words "CLAMBAKE" printed in the front, blue shorts and gray sneakers.

The victim after purchasing items from the store left her purse unlocked in the car and went back into the store to purchase another item. During that time the suspect took the opportunity to walk to the victim's car, a White 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander SUV, open the unlocked door, grab the purse and flee the parking lot in a dark colored (possibly dark green) SUV. Items stolen include a Brown Michael Korrs purse worth ($260), a set of keys, one (1) Gucci watch ($100) and two (2) Flash drives ($60.00).

DPS and Crime Stoppers need your help. Please contact the Crime Stoppers hotline at 234- 7272 should you want to remain anonymous or use our website at Crime stoppers pays up to $1,000.00 for any information leading to an arrest. It pays to call.

As Lito Homicide
Monday, 18 July 2016 10:11

On early Saturday morning, July 16, 2016, at about 6:00 am, Police responded to a dead person incident located at a residence in As Lito village.

Police and DFEMS arrived on scene and discovered a 59 year old Chinese male, identified as Li Qian Ding no pulse and not breathing. There were obvious signs the victim has been lifeless for some time.

A witness found the victim laying face down outside his house and called 911. Based on preliminary findings this case is classified as a homicide. The investigation is ongoing.

The victim was transported to Commonwealth Health Care Center Morgue.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 July 2016 10:14