Adelup names acting attorney general - KUAM.com-KUAM News: On Air. Online. On Demand.

Adelup names acting attorney general

Posted: Updated:

by Nick Delgado

Guam - Although Attorney General Alicia Limtiaco was pushing for her chief prosecutor to take over when she leaves, it seems Governor Felix Camacho has opted to select someone else.  According to Adelup the selection of John Weisenberger was the best choice.

Governor's Deputy Chief of Staff Shawn Gumataotao, "It's a very great opportunity for John...he brings over 37 years of experience to the Attorney General's Office, he's been there with his current role this is his third stint with the Attorney General's Office."

Weisenberger is an advocate for juvenile justice and is an active prosecutor in the Attorney General's Civil Division.  Weisenberger is also the former head of the Office of the Public Guardian.  Gumataotao continued, "He will continue the work of Alicia Limtiaco going into the end of the year, and once a new elected attorney general has been chosen by the people of Guam, then we'll have that change

"John will bring us stability and leadership as a former public guardian, he's well aware of the issue that face the people of Guam and we're very excited about the appointment today."

Weisenberger will officially take over Monday when Limtiaco is officially sworn in as the U.S. Attorney for Guam and the CNMI.

  • NEWS HEADLINESMore>>

  • Angel Tree gathers gifts for children of the incarcerated

    Angel Tree gathers gifts for children of the incarcerated

    Hundreds of children whose parents are behind bars at the Department of Corrections are in need of gifts to open on Christmas Day. With the holiday season just around the corner, it’s why Prison Fellowship has begun its annual Angel Tree program. EvMore >>
    Hundreds of children whose parents are behind bars at the Department of Corrections are in need of gifts to open on Christmas Day. With the holiday season just around the corner, it’s why Prison Fellowship has begun its annual Angel Tree program. EvMore >>
  • Day Two of retrial for Raymond Martinez & Juanita Moser

    Day Two of retrial for Raymond Martinez & Juanita Moser

    The chain of custody for the evidence including the drugs. That was the argument during day two of the retrial for Raymond Martinez and Juanita Moser at the District Court of Guam. The prosecution called Torrance police officer Ryan Schmitz to the stand. More >>
    The chain of custody for the evidence including the drugs. That was the argument during day two of the retrial for Raymond Martinez and Juanita Moser at the District Court of Guam. The prosecution called Torrance police officer Ryan Schmitz to the stand. More >>
  • Medicinal marijuana permits now available online

    Medicinal marijuana permits now available online

    Permit forms for homegrown medicinal marijuana are now available at Public Health in Mangilao and on the department's website. The law authored by Senator Louise Muna allows for limited home cultivation for qualified patients or their designated caregiverMore >>
    Permit forms for homegrown medicinal marijuana are now available at Public Health in Mangilao and on the department's website. The law authored by Senator Louise Muna allows for limited home cultivation for qualified patients or their designated caregiverMore >>
Powered by Frankly