11 Jan 2018
- By Bryan Manabat – [email protected] – Variety News Staff
A 59-year-old Tinian resident who was arrested in July 2017 for pointing a rifle at another person was sentenced to a two-day prison term which he had already served.
Alvin Barcinas Ogo was originally charged with assault with a dangerous weapon, possession of a firearm while committing a crime of violence, unlawful transportation of a firearm, unlawful carrying of a firearm, assault and disturbing the peace.
According to the judgment and commitment order signed by Superior Court Judge Joseph N. Camacho, Ogo pled guilty to the charge of disturbing the peace as part of a negotiated plea agreement.
Judge Camacho said the Office of the Attorney General removed 36 years of a possible 36 years and six months consecutive maximum sentence — “in other words, a 98 percent discount.”
The judge added, “On top of the remaining six months sentence, the Office of the AG’s plea agreement worked out a deal of two days with credit for two days time served.”
But the court also noted that Ogo has no prior convictions, no shots were fired and no one was injured.
The defendant stated in court that he used the weapon to threaten the victim during an argument over a brush-cutter that belonged to the defendant.
As part of his sentence, Ogo was placed on supervised probation for one year. He was ordered to stay away from and have no direct or indirect contact with the victim.
Ogo was represented by Assistant Public Defender Nancy Dominski while Assistant Attorney General Robert C. Lee appeared for the government.
Source: Marianas Variety : http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/101407-alvin-ogo-gets-2-days-for-disturbing-the-peace