Nicolas Songsong gets 2 years’ imprisonment for firing guns while drunk

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SUPERIOR Court Presiding Judge Roberto C. Naraja on Tuesday sentenced Nicolas A. Songsong — who had fired guns at his house while “very intoxicated” — to two years’ imprisonment.

Chief Prosecutor John Bradley said, “The misuse of firearms in the Commonwealth is a very serious offense.”

He added, “We are very grateful that no one was injured when Mr. Songsong went on a rampage against his girlfriend, firing off guns and endangering the community.”

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Songsong was immediately transferred to the custody of the Department of Corrections to start serving his sentence after the sentencing and change of plea hearing.

After he pleaded guilty to unlawful discharge of a firearms, the other charges against him were dropped.

Songsong was sentenced to five years’ imprisonment, all suspended, except for two years, which will be served day to day without furlough or any form of release. But Songsong was given nine days’ credit for time served.

He was also ordered to pay a fine of $1,000. After serving his jail term, he will be placed on five years’ probation.

In addition, Songsong will cooperate with the police department by providing truthful information on the location and description of his firearms. He will also forfeit to the police the three firearms he used in the commission of the offense.

The Rota Department of Public Safety arrested Songsong, 45, on Jan. 19, 2020.

He was charged with unlawful discharge of a firearm, possession or use of weapons while under the influence, assault with a dangerous weapon, disturbing the peace, and resisting arrest.

While processing the scene of the incident, investigators recovered shell casings for a 12 gauge shotgun, a .410 shotgun and a .30 caliber firearm.

Investigators also found a break-action shotgun in a grassy area across the street from Songsong’s residence,

When Songsong’s truck was brought to the Department of Public Safety for an inventory, police officers found ammunition similar to those found at the scene and other types of ammunition.

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