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September 07, 2021- Tamuning, Guam – After trial, a jury found fifty-eight year-old Juan Faisao Mendiola guilty of shooting and killing Peter John Tadeo Rios Jr. in May 2020. An eye witness testified she was in the bedroom trying to wake her friend when she heard Mendiola and Rios getting into a verbal argument. When…
September 01, 2021- Tamuning, Guam – Doctor Abner Penaojas Pasatiempo, a psychiatrist formerly employed at the Guam Behavioral Health and Wellness Center (GBHWC) who is accused of harassing seven of his patients during their therapy sessions, was picked up by Alaska law enforcement authorities. Guam Attorney General Leevin T. Camacho and Alaska Attorney General Treg…
August 20, 2021- Tamuning, Guam- Muki Joseph Redhart Callahan was sentenced to 50 years in prison for repeatedly sexually assaulting two minors over the course of about a year, beginning in 2011. Callahan, who was 16 at the time he molested his victims, was first convicted via jury trial back in 2013, but his case…
About Attorney General Leevin Taitano Camacho
Throughout his career, Attorney General Leevin Taitano Camacho has been an advocate for everyday people. From teaching in the Guam public school system, working with low-income communities in Seattle and Boston, and fighting to protect Pagat Village, Attorney General Camacho has acted in the service of people.
Attorney General Camacho attended John F. Kennedy High School and the University of Washington. After graduating from Boston University School of Law, he clerked for the Supreme Court of Guam before entering private practice.
Attorney General Camacho was in private practice for 12 years before being elected. During that time, he handled over 100 criminal cases and over 15 Supreme Court of Guam appeals. He assisted the governments of Guam and the CNMI in reviewing complex environmental impact studies. He has also litigated several land rights and environmental justice cases, including a lawsuit to stop the construction of a firing range complex over Pagat Village and a case challenging the proposed development of a high-rise tower in southern Guam. He was also local counsel in a national lawsuit seeking to extend voting rights to U.S. citizens living in the territories.