(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Tuesday, 23 April 2024) Easterlies affecting the country. Butuan City, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur will experience Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms due to Easterlies/Localized Thunderstorms. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. 𝗙𝗒π—₯π—˜π—–π—”π—¦π—§ π—ͺπ—œπ—‘π—— 𝗔𝗑𝗗 π—–π—’π—”π—¦π—§π—”π—Ÿ π—ͺπ—”π—§π—˜π—₯ π—–π—’π—‘π——π—œπ—§π—œπ—’π—‘: Light to moderate winds coming from East to Southeast will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.1 meters).


Wednesday, 26 July 2023

Cops arrest 123 wanted persons in Caraga

BUTUAN CITY -- As a result of the different manhunt operations conducted by Police Regional Office (PRO)13 during the regionwide Simultaneous Anti-Criminality Law Enforcement Operation (SACLEO), 123 individuals were apprehended on July 19 to 23, 2023 in Caraga Region.

PRO13 regional director, PBGen. Kirby John B. Kraft divulged that Surigao del Sur Police Provincial Office (PPO) had the most number of arrests with 19 most wanted persons (MWPs) and 26 other wanted persons followed by Butuan City Police Office with four MWPs and 29 other wanted persons, Surigao del Norte PPO with three MWPs and 12 other wanted persons. 

Meanwhile, Agusan del Norte PPO arrested four MWPs and eight other wanted persons while Agusan del Sur PPO had five MWPs and six other wanted persons, Regional Mobile Force Battalion 13 got three MWPs and one other wanted person, Regional Intelligence Division with two MWPs, and Regional Intelligence Unit 13 with one most wanted person.

Among those arrested was Jhonny P. Flores, 50 years old, a resident of Barangay Camagong, Nasipit, Agusan del Norte, and tagged as the top one most wanted communist terrorist froup (CTG) member on the priority target at the regional level.

Special Partisan Unit (SPARU) team leader and political instructor, Flores was arrested by joint forces of RID13 and Buenavista Municipal Police Station (MPS) last July 22, 2023 in Brgy 4. Buenavista, Agusan del Norte for violation of Republic Act No. 9851 or Crimes Against International Humanitarian Law, Genocide and other crimes against Humanity, R.A. No. 10364 , also known as the Expanded Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act of 2012, and multiple attempted murder.

“We are committed to collar all wanted persons and bring them behind bars. Rest assured that our police operations are anchored on the chief PNP's program thrust emphasizing aggressive and honest law enforcement operations,” RD Kraft declared. (PMaj. Jennifer S. Ometer, PRO 13/PIA Caraga)