PNP Caraga moves against illegal gambling
By PO3 Philip Amer Posas Mazo
Butuan City (10 February) -- On February 9, 2009 around 8:00 in the evening at Purok-5 Del Pilar Street Barangay Datu Silongan, Butuan City, elements of Vice Control Section, Butuan City Police Station 1 led by PSI Ronaldo V Plaza conducted operation against illegal gambling which resulted to the confiscation of one unit Fruit Game machine with an undetermined amount of "one peso" coins inside the machine from the possession of a certain Alberto Daganato (caretaker), 45 years old, married and resident of aforesaid place.
Said item was brought to Vice Control Section Butuan City Police Station 1 for proper disposition.
Confiscation of loose firearm
On February 8, 2009 at 3:30 in the afternoon at Barangay Anahao-Daan, Tago, Surigao del Sur, Barangay Captain Pedro Lozada Olvis of Barangay Anahao-Daan, Tago, Surigao del Sur together with Policarpio Cahatian, Barangay Tanod of said barangay, confiscated one unit home made "pistolized" shotgun locally known as "Surit-surit" from the possession of a certain Jerry Araņez, 35 years old, farmer and a resident of Sitio Cabalawan, Barangay Anahao-Daan of same town.
Araņez and the confiscated firearm were turned-over to Tago Municipal Police Station by the said Barangay Official for proper disposition.
PNP arrests wanted persons
On February 9, 2009 at 12:00 noon in Barangay Poblacion, Bayugan, Agusan del Sur, a certain Danilo Cularat, 44 years old, married, self-employed and resident of Purok-3 Barangay Piglawigan, Esperanza, Agusan del Sur was arrested by elements of Esperanza Municipal Police Station led by PO3 Dick Guidoman inside Rose Bakery of the above-mentioned place.
The arrest was made by virtue of warrant of arrest (WOA) issued by Hon Judge Hector Salise, Presiding Judge of Regional Trial Court (RTC) branch 7, Bayugan City dated January 15, 2009 for the crime of Physical Injury in relation to RA 9262, docketed under Criminal Case number 2888, with bailbond recommended fixed at Php 2,000.00.
Suspect is now detained at Esperanza Municipal Police Station for proper disposition.
On same date, around 11:50 in the morning, PNP elements of Jabonga Municipal Police Station led by SPO4 Danilo Cabug-os arrested a certain Joseph Petallar.
The arrest was made by virtue of Alias WOA issued by Hon Judge Dax Gonzaga Xenos, Presiding Judge, RTC branch 34, Cabadbaran City for the crime of Slight Physical Injury under Criminal Case number 08-65 dated 16 January 2009.
Suspect is now detained at Jabonga Municipal Police Station for proper disposition. (PNP-13/PIA-Caraga) [top]