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Defendant Vernon Dulei Was Today Sentenced In The District Court Of Guam

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Districts of Guam & the Northern Mariana Islands

     ALICIA A.G. LIMTIACO, United States Attorney for Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands, announced that VERNON SABURO DULEI, was sentenced today, in the District Court of Guam by Chief Judge Frances Tydingco-Gatewood, to sixteen months incarceration, and five years of supervised release.

     Defendant DULEI pled guilty on October 30, 2014 to one count of Failure to Register or Update Registration as a Sex Offender in violation of Title 18 U.S.C. Section 2250(a). Defendant DULEI, a Guam resident with a prior Criminal Sexual Conduct offense omitted to register or update his information with the Guam Sex Offender Registry for approximately seven months.

     U.S. Attorney Limtiaco states, “Under federal and local law, all sex offenders have a duty to register and keep their registration current with the Sex Offender Registry in their jurisdiction. Sex offenders who travel to Guam or who reside on Guam must inform the Guam Sex Offender Registry where they reside, work, or attend school -- they must also periodically update the registration information.   The sex offender registry was created in order to protect the public by protecting victims, preventing further victimization and informing the public of the whereabouts of sex offenders.  Guam’s Sex Offender Registry can be found online at” U.S. Attorney Limtiaco noted that this prosecution is part of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Project Safe Childhood (PSC) Initiative, a nationwide commitment to aggressively prosecute defendants who engage in the sexual victimization of children and adults, possess or receive child pornography, and sex offenders who fail to register with the jurisdiction’s Sex Offender Registry.

     The investigation was conducted by the United States Marshals Service.  The case was handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney R. San Nicolas.

Updated October 16, 2015

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