By: PO3 Rene Boy Ocares Bernaldez
and PO3 Arturo Suganob Campania
PNP arrests wanted persons
On January 26, 2009 at 11:15 in the morning at Barangay Poblacion, Lingig, Surigao del Sur, a certain Noelan Linaza, of legal age and resident of said place was arrested by PNP elements of Lingig Municipal Police Station led by SPO2 Carcedo and PO3 Abarca by virtue of WOA under CC number 2007-5-3143-L issued by Hon Judge Merlyn P Cañedo for the crime of rape dated April 11, 2008 with no recommended bailbond.
Arrested person is now detained at said station for proper disposition.
On January 27, 2009 at 6:00 in the morning at Barangay Quezon, Mainit, Surigao del Norte, elements of Mainit Municipal Police Station arrested the suspect identified as Eliden Gaas Cangcaan, 34 years old, married and a resident of said place by virtue of warrant of arrest (WOA) for the crime of Slight Physical Injuries under criminal case number 3839 issued by Judge Rolando Literato of MTC Mainit, Surigao del Norte dated January 12, 2009 with recommended bailbond of P5,000.00.
Arrested person is now detained at Mainit Municipal Police Station for proper disposition.
At around 4:00 in the afternoon at Barangay Ugoban, Tagbina, Surigao del Sur, suspect identified as William Paran, 50 years old and resident of Sitio Sta Cruz, Barangay Sagbayan, San Miguel, Surigao del Sur was arrested by PNP personnel of Tagbina Municipal Police Station led by SPO4 Daniel J Barrios by virtue of WOA under CC number 6726 issued by Hon Judge Rufo Naragas of 3rd MCTC, Tago-San Miguel, Surigao del Sur for illegal possession of firearms dated July 28, 2008 with recommended bailbond amounting to Php 24,000.00.
Arrested person is now detained at Tagbina Municipal Police Station for proper disposition.
Also, on January 28, 2009 at 9:45 in the morning at Barangay Jaboy, Pilar, Surigao del Norte, suspect identified as Aido Buslatan Curada, 36 years old, married and resident of said place was arrested by PNP personnel of Pilar Municipal Police Station led by PINSP Joseph Geofrey P Lim by virtue or alias WOA for the offense of violation of section 10 of RA 7610 under CC number 08-01, issued by Hon Judge Evangeline Yuipco Bayana of Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 31, Dapa, Surigao del Norte dated January 6, 2009 with recommended bailbond amounting to Php 80, 000.00.
Arrested person is now detained at said station for proper disposition.
At 3:27 in the afternoon at Barangay Poblacion, Cantilan, Surigao del Sur, a certain FO2 Edmundo Diaz, 45 years old, married, presently assigned at Cantilan Fire Station and resident of Sitio Tapa, Barangay San Pedro, Cantilan, Surigao del Sur was arrested by PNP personnel of Cantilan Municipal Police Station led by PO3 Nilo T Bontor by virtue of WOA under CC number 2550 issued by Hon Rufo U Naragas for less physical injuries dated January 27, 2009 with recommended bailbond amounting to Php 6,000.00.
Arrested person was brought to Cantilan Municipal Police Station and later posted bail and thereafter released after the issuance of release order from court.
Meanwhile, on January 29, 2009 at 10:00 in the morning at Barangay Los Angeles, Butuan City, suspect identified as Felipe Sarong Adlawon, 64 years old, married and resident of Purok-1, Barangay Baobaoan, Butuan City was arrested by PNP personnel of Butuan City Police Station-4 led by PINSP Chito P Querubin by virtue of WOA under CC number 40129 issued by Hon Judge Dennis B Castilla of MTCC Branch 1, Libertad, Butuan City for illegal discharge of firearm dated January 12, 2009 with recommended bailbond amounting to Php 12,000.00.
Spot report on grenade throwing
On January 29, 2009 at 4:30 in the afternoon at T Calo Street, Barangay Limaha, Butuan City, a group of unknown perpetrators threw a hand grenade infront of the house of Atty Rogelio Legaspi, former executive labor arbiter of DOLE Caraga which resulted to the burning of his car and injury to the tricycle driver who happened to be at the vicinity that time.
Atty Legaspi and his wife did not suffer any injury. The tricycke driver, identified as Alberto Malupa Jipos was wounded in his right knee and was brought to Butuan City Medical Center for treatment and he was immediately discharged and brought to Butuan City Police Office.
Investigation is still going on. SOCO team also processed the crime scene for presence of evidences.
Report on recovery of stolen motorcycle
On January 28, 2009 at 5:00 in the afternoon at F Cañete Enterprises Scrap Iron and Bottle Buyer located at North Montilla Boulevard, Barangay Ong Yui, Butuan City, PNP personnel of Theft and Robbery Unit of Butuan City Police Office (BCPO) recovered one unit L2, an old model Yamaha motorcycle color red with plate number LU 3378, chassis number 17V-021872 and engine number 17V-21372K from the possession of a certain Rosalinda Cañete, 42 years old, married, proprietor of F Cañete Enterprises which was sold to her by unidentified person in the amount of Php 1,000.00.
Said unit was owned by Mr Romulo Amalia, 38 years old, married and resident of San Francisco Street, Barangay 6, Diego Silang, Butuan City.
Said motorcycle was stolen last January 12, 2008 at the residence of the owner. Progress report to follow.
PNP probes vehicular accident
On January 28, 2009 at 11:45 in the evening at Kilometer 3, National Highway, Libertad, Butuan City, one Kia pride color red bearing plate number SDY 644, driven by Marry Ann Broek Dutollo, 26 years old, single and resident of Purok-4, Barangay Alubihid, Buenavista, Agusan del Norte while traveling along national highway accidentally bumped the concrete decorative post, owned by PRO 13.
Said vehicle sustained damage on the left side wheel. Personnel of Butuan City Police Station-3 led by PO3 Peñalosa conducted traffic investigation of the incident. Progress report to follow.
Report on encounter
On or about 11:45 in the morning on January 28, 2009, one Section from Alpha Coy, 30IB, Philippine Army led by 2nd LT Ausente, encountered more or less 20 Communists Terrorists (CTs) wearing black fatigue believed to be members of ROC, NEMRC at Sitio Pirada, Barangay Del Pilar, Cabadbaran City, Agusan del Norte.
Firefight lasted to 50 minutes, which resulted to two Wounded In Action (WIA) on the government side namely PFC Tapsi and PFC Balendum while undetermined casualties on the enemy side as evidence by bloodstains at the enemy position.
Recovered from the enemies were one Garand rifle, one Binocular and many documents.
The troops conducted hot pursuit operations against the enemy and PNP elements of Cabadbaran City Police Station led by PCI Rolando Cuya immediately conducted strong checkpoints at Sitio Hinagdanan, Barangay Comagascas and Barangay Mabini, all of Cabadbaran City.
Report on illegal fishing
On January 27, 2009 at 4:30 in the morning at the Fish Sanctuary of Barangay Uba, Cortes, Surigao del Sur, joint personnel of Cortes Municipal Police Station led by PO3 Martinez and Bantay Dagat led by Mr. Remegio Lauron, Deputy Fish Warden, while conducting seaborne patrol at the abovementioned place, arrested the suspect identified as Joenel Lico, of legal age, fisherman, married and a resident of Sitio Barobo, Cortes, Surigao del Sur for having been caught in the act engaged in illegal fishing activity with the used of triple net which is a violation of Municipal Ordinance Number 02 Series of 2006 while others eluded arrest.
Confiscated from his possession and control were six banatas of triple nets and more or less two kilos assorted fish.
Arrested person and confiscated items were brought to the station for documentation and proper disposition.
Report on illegal gambling
On January 27, 2009 at 11:20 in the morning at the vicinity of Surigao City Integrated Bus and Jeepney Terminal, Barangay Luna Surigao City, elements of Surigao City Police Station arrested a certain Robert Agnaan Macaluwa, 40 years old, married and a resident of Sitio Looc, Barangay Luna, Surigao City for having been caught soliciting bet for illegal gambling locally known as “suertres” and last two digits of lotto draw.
Confiscated from the suspect’s possession and control were one tally sheet, one stub, one piece ballpen and bet money amounting to P365.00.
Arrested person is now detained at Surigao City Police Station for proper disposition.