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Patrick Hernandez Muna apprehended by Police
Monday, 10 February 2020 15:53

On Sunday, February 9, 2020, at about 10:00 p.m., the CNMI Department of public safety was conducting patrol while being on the look out for Patrick Hernandez Muna.

An officer spotted Muna, at the Dollar Poker parking lot in Garapan, Saipan and notified dispatch.

At about 10:23 p.m., police executed an arrest warrant on Muna for the charges of Reckless driving, Theft of a vehicle, Fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer, Possession, and Receiving stolen property. 

The stolen firearms and ammunition have not been recovered as of present time.

Muna was transported to the Department of Corrections where he was booked and detained.

If you notice someone in recent possession of any firearm, report it. Dial 911 immediately, if you wish to remain anonymous you may call the CNMI Crime Stoppers Hotline at 234-7272.

 

patrick hernandez muna photoPatrick Hernandez Muna
Last Updated on Monday, 10 February 2020 16:09
 
WANTED: Patrick Hernandez Muna
Monday, 10 February 2020 11:36

On Tuesday, February 4, 2020, the CNMI Department of public safety received a 911 call reporting a theft of a weapon and ammunition from a private residence. Police were dispatched to the scene.

The caller stated that a handgun and ammunition amongst other items were taken from their home. Police notified dispatch of the incident.

On Wednesday, February 5, 2020, at about 3:49 a.m., police conducting routine patrol in Lower Mihaville, observed a vehicle with no front license plates and no rear license plate lights. As officers activated their emergency lights, the vehicle took off along Chalan Pale Arnold Road as it headed southbound in an excessive speed and continued to drive recklessly in an attempt to lose the officers before crashing into a retaining wall near the Aging Center in Chinatown. The suspect who was identified by officers as Patrick Hernandez Muna, got out of his vehicle and fled on foot. After a few minutes officers lost sight of the suspect.

In plain view of the vehicles interior, officers noticed a branch of a green leafy plant which was later positively identified as Marijuana, and multiple small zip lock bags containing a clear crystal-like substance, were later tested positive for methamphetamine. Amongst other items found within the vehicle were an empty box of 20 count, .40 caliber ammunition, and a single (1) .40 caliber ammunition between the drivers seat and the drivers side door.

A follow up interview with the victims of the February 4, 2020, burglary confirmed that the ammunition and the other contents found inside the vehicle, were items stolen from their residence.

On Friday, February 7, 2020, an Arrest Warrant for Patrick Hernandez Muna, was signed by Honorable Judge Theresa Kim-Tenorio with bail set at $25,000.00.

If Patrick Hernandez Muna is sighted do no approach, dial 911 immediately as he is believed to be armed and dangerous, or if you wish to remain anonymous you may call the CNMI Crime Stoppers Hotline at 234-7272.

 

image of patrick hernandez munaWANTED: Patrick Hernandez Muna

Last Updated on Monday, 10 February 2020 11:42
 
Individual arrested for theft of multiple items at a rental store
Tuesday, 04 February 2020 17:04

On Saturday, January 11, 2020, at about 8:17 a.m., the CNMI Department of public safety received a call from the Dial rent-to-own store in Chalan Kanoa, Saipan reporting a theft incident. Police were dispatched to the scene.

According to the caller, who is employed by the store, they noticed some items missing earlier in the week and wanted to report it. On January 6, 2020, employees noticed they were missing a drill set, after reviewing the store’s surveillance footage, a male individual was seen behind the counter, placing the drill set into his bag before walking out of the store. Management continued to review surveillance footage back until December 9, 2019, and discovered the same male individual putting items into his bag pack and walk out of the store. On some days the suspect would return to the store twice to take items. After an inventory of the store, total items missing were valued at $2,600.

The individual was identified as a boyfriend of an employee. The female individual was interviewed and positively identified Syl Kolin K. Teregeyo as the individual on the surveillance footage.

On January 31, 2020, at about 2:56 p.m., Honorable Judge Teresa Kim-Tenorio signed and issued an arrest warrant for Syl Kolin Teregeyo for the charges of Theft on multiple incidents.

On Monday, February 3, 2020, at about 2:44 p.m., Teregeyo was apprehended and arrested by police at his residence in the village of Dan Dan, Saipan. 

If you or someone you know want to report a crime, we encourage you to call 911. If you would like to remain anonymous please call the CNMI Crime Stoppers hotline at 234-7272.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 February 2020 17:06
 
Four Individuals arrested for trafficking of methamphetamines
Thursday, 30 January 2020 10:27

 On Tuesday, January 28, 2020, the CNMI Drug Enforcement Task Force (DETF) executed four (4) arrest warrants for Sharleen Arriola, Ling Wei Meng, Shuihua Qi, and Ruchun Xu. 

Sharleen Arriola is charged with I-count of Possession, and I-count of Trafficking. 

Lingwei Meng a.k.a. “Brother” is charged with one count of Possession, and one count of Trafficking. 

Shuihua Qi a.k.a “Mindy” is charged with II-counts of Possession, and II-counts of Trafficking and I-count of Conspiracy charges.

Ruchun Xu is charged with  I-count of Possession, and I-count Trafficking of a Controlled Substance. 

These arrests were made pursuant to an Arrest Warrant issued by the CNMI superior court with bail set at $100,000.00 for each.

If you or someone you know want to report any drug related activity in your village, we encourage you to call 911. If you would like to remain anonymous please call the CNMI Crime Stoppers hotline at 234-7272.

 

SharleenArriola ShuihuaQi
RuchunXu LingweiMeng
Last Updated on Thursday, 30 January 2020 10:36
 
Juvenile arrested for theft of alcohol in Garapan, Saipan
Wednesday, 22 January 2020 09:31

On Monday, January 20, 2020, at about 4:15 a.m., the CNMI Department of Public Safety received a 911 call reporting a theft complaint at a 24-hour business establishment located in Garapan, stating that the suspect was still inside the establishment. Police were dispatched to the scene.

At about 4:20 a.m., a patrol unit arrived at the establishment and met with one of the employees, the employee stated that the suspect just fled the scene and is hiding in the neighboring building. The witness told police that the suspect was using a black polo and khaki colored long pants. A few police officers went over to conduct a quick search as another officer questioned the witnesses. After a few minutes officers found the suspect matching the description hiding in an alley way.

Witnesses in the establishment told police that the suspect walked into the establishment and headed straight for the alcohol section, the suspect grabbed a bottle of vodka and began consuming it. The witnesses in the establishment told the suspect that he could not do that. The suspect then walked towards the bag of chips section before opening one bag and fleeing from the store.

When police questioned the suspect, the suspect stated that he walked around the village, looking for vehicles with unlocked doors, to look for money before going into the store. Officers later found that the suspect in this case was a minor, he was then brought to the Commonwealth Health Care Corporation (CHCC) before being transported to the Department of Corrections (DOC) where he was booked and detained.

The CNMI Department of Public Safety reminds the public to secure your vehicle and to remove any valuables from the vehicle before leaving it unattended. If you see a suspicious individual looking through a vehicles windows or trying to get into a vehicle, please don’t hesitate and call 911 to report it. If you would like to remain anonymous please call the CNMI Crime Stoppers hotline at 234-7272.

 
UPDATE: Report of suspicious vehicle in Dan Dan, Saipan Area
Wednesday, 22 January 2020 09:30

On January 10, and 12, 2020, the CNMI Department of Public Safety received separate reports of two (2) attempted kidnapping incidents in the village of Dan Dan, Saipan. Police were dispatched to the scene and met with the callers to entertain the reports.

Police patrol units were immediately dispatched to the reported area on both dates to conduct a thorough sweep within the village as they were on the look out for a suspicious silver/gray sedan. On both occasions police were unable to locate the described vehicle.

Police followed up with both callers and victims on separate occasions, and it was concluded that both reports were false and did not occur.

If you or someone you know have encountered suspicious vehicles in your property or around your village, we encourage you not to call 911 to report it. If you would like to remain anonymous please call the CNMI Crime Stoppers hotline at 234-7272.

 

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