Teen Escapes DYA


Yesterday, detectives from the Juvenile Investigation Section and Criminal Investigation Section located 18-year-old Zivon Choffat, under the charge of felony escape.

According to the Guam Police Department,
On March 6th at around 3:16PM, Central Precinct officers responded to a reported escape at the Department of Youth Affairs.

However, on Tuesday, March 8th, detectives from the JIS conducted a follow-up with DYA, and obtained information from both the JIS and CIS to the Yigo area where Choffat was located and apprehended.

According to GPD, Choffat was booked and confined at the Department of Corrections for felony escape.

The case is closed and has been forwarded to the Attorney General for Prosecution.

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News Director for the Pacific News Center, Don was born and raised on the island of Saipan and 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. In his free time, you can find him flying his drone or doing landscape and portrait photography. Don joined the PNC News Team to broaden his writing, and to challenge himself to get in front of the camera. Don’s ultimate goal and passion is to have a well informed and politically engaged Marianas.