CNMI: Sun Pleads Guilty On Misuse of Passport Charge


Guam – In the CNMI District Court, De Zhu Sun has pled guilty to attempting to using someone else’s passport in an attempt to board a plane at the Saipan International Airport last July.

According to a release from U.S. Attorney Alicia Limtiaco, Sun entered a guilty plea last Thursday to a charge of  “improperly enter a secure area of an airport in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1036.”

After accepting Defendant’s plea of guilty, the federal District Court sentenced Defendant to fifty-six days of imprisonment followed by one year of supervised release.

Assistant United States Attorneys Eric O’Malley and Kirk Schuler prosecuted the case.

The Commonwealth Ports Authority, U.S. Transportation Security Administration, Federal Bureau of Intelligence, and U.S. Immigration Customs Enforcement all assisted with the investigation.