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Assault and battery at CHCC

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(DPS) — On Wednesday, July 24, 2019, at about 4:11 a.m., the CNMI Department of Public Safety received a 911 call requesting for police assistance at the Commonwealth Healthcare Corp. DPS dispatched units to the area.

Patrick Romolor Litulumar

Upon arriving at the scene police met with a nurse who directed them to an on-duty security guard. The security guard stated that they were called to assist a nurse, as a patient was giving the nurse a difficult time to administer a shot. Security attempted to hold the patient to allow the nurse to safely administer the shot. The patient then “headbutt” security in the face forcing them to fall and experience dizziness. The security guard sustained bruising and a swollen left eye.

When police arrived, they assisted holding the patient in place for the nurse to administer the shot. The patient was then transported to the Department of Corrections where he was later released.

On Nov. 14, 2019, an arrest warrant was signed and issued by Judge Teresa Kim-Tenorio. Upon receiving the arrest warrant, police learned that Patrick Romolor Litulumar had left off-island.

On Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, at about 3:56 p.m., Litulumar was arrested by police at his residence in Koblerville.

The Department of Public Safety highly encourages the public to call 911 anytime to report a crime or an emergency. Our officers are here to help you.

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