Antique homicide, cattle rustling cases drop 100% for May
San Jose, Antique (2 June) -- The Antique Police Provincial Office recorded a 100% decrease in Crime Volume (CV) for the cases of Homicide and Cattle Rustling in the month of May compared to last month's records.
Based on the Periodic Accomplishment Report, covering the period from April 28 to May 27, Homicide and Cattle Rustling posted 0 cases compared to last period which recorded 6 and 2 cases, respectively. Physical Injuries remained the prevalent crime during the period with 21 cases, followed by 12 cases of Murder, 4 Robbery incidents, 3 for Theft and no case posted for Rape.
The total crime volume reached to 62 in which 50 were Index Crime and 12 were Non Index Crime and established a Crime Solution Efficiency of 19.35%.
Significant operational accomplishments for the period resulted to neutralization of 8 wanted persons to include Stephen R Dequilla, tagged as the No. 18 most wanted person in the municipality of Bugasong who fell into the hands of the law last May 21 as the Bugasong Police Station served the warrant of arrest against Dequilla in Criminal Case No. 1013 duly issued by RTC6 Branch 64 Judge Hon. Rafael G Penuela on April 24, 2009 for the Frustrated Murder of Marino O Barcelo last Decemebr 18, 2008 at Brgy. Ilaya, Bugasong town. Cordero is now in jail for failure to post bail bond in the amount of P200, 000.
While from January to May 2010, in the 20 police operations against proliferations of loose firearms resulted in the recovery of 28 assorted low and high powered, an assortment of ammunitions, 2 hand grenades and a bladed knife leading to the filing of 20 cases in violation of COMELEC Resolution 8714 (COMELEC Gun Ban).
With this, PSSUPT RUPERTO T FLORO, JR calls on for active support and participation of the peace-loving Antiqueños, and for their continued trust and confidence to their Mamang Pulis and Aleng Pulis in keeping the province a safe place to live, work, invest and do business in. (PNP/PIA) [top]