Multiple Arrests Made In Connection To Dededo Skate Park Incident

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Multiple arrests have been made in connection to the Dededo Skatepark Riot that took place last week…

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19-year-old Mali ios, 23-year-old Jame Repwak, 18-year-old John Jashua, were recently arrested under charges such as, but not limited to Rioting and Aggravated Assault.

All 3 men were arrested in connection to the Dededo Skatepark incident that occured last week.

As PNC’s Devin Eligio previously reported – viral footage that is circulating through social media depicts multiple people fighting in front of said park.

The fight had started when Aaron Lee and his friend Jonathan, who were both at the skatepark, were threatened by 2 drunk individuals. According to reports, the 2 drunk individuals had originally left after their initial threat but came back with more people who were armed with baseball bats and broken glass bottles for weapons.

The riot ended with both Aaron and Jonathan in the hospital with multiple injuries.

Moreover, according to GPD, on March 3rd, officers with the Community Crimes Task Force, assumed the investigation and conducted multiple follow-ups. Their investigation, with the help of the community, led to a 3rd victim being identified.

Furthermore, GPD reported that they were able to identify and locate Mali ios through the aforementioned viral video. ios was arrested on March 5th, for the following, Rioting, Assault, Underage Consumption of Alcohol and Aggravated Assault.

Then on March 6th, the CCTF continued their efforts in locating more suspects who were identified by witnesses during the course of their investigation.

Jame Repwak, from the village of Dededo was arrested for Aggravated Assault, Assault and Riot.

Meanwhile, Jashua, also from Dededo, was arrested for Aggravated Assault, Assault, Riot, and Underage Consumption of Alchohol.

All 3 men were booked and confined at the Department of Corrections. The case remains open and has been forwarded to the Attorney General’s Office for prosecution.

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Born and raised on the island of Saipan, Don moved to Guam in the Spring of 2016 to pursue higher education at the University of Guam. It was at UOG that Don discovered his passion for keeping his peers politically informed. Prior to joining PNC Don gained professional and life experience through a variety of odd jobs ranging from an administrative assistant to a bouncer to a luxury retail salesman. In his free time, you can find him flying his drone or doing landscape and portrait photography. Don joined the PNC News Team not only to broaden his writing skill but also to challenge himself to get in front of the camera, ultimately furthering his passion to promote an informed and politically engaged Mariånas. Don's beat is Court, Crime, and Regional and is also PNC's Lead Reporter.