PNP Caraga arrests wanted persons, other errants
By PO3 Arturo Suganob Campania
Butuan City (9 October) -- On October 7, 2009 at 9:00 in the morning at Purok-2, Barangay Taligaman, Butuan City, a certain Cristitu Casulocan, 64 years old, married and resident of said place was arrested by Intel operatives of Butuan City Police Station 4 by virtue of warrant of arrest (WOA) docketed under CC no. 13642 charged for the crime of rape issued by Hon Judge Eduardo S Casals of RTC Branch 1, Barangay Libertad, Butuan City dated September 28, 2009.
Subject is now detained at Butuan City Station 4 Detention Cell for proper disposition.
Also, at the same time at Purok-4, Barangay Ambacon, Las Nieves, Agusan del Norte, one Suriano Joel Japitana, 45 years old, married, farmer and resident of said place and a certain Placiso Dumip-ig, 54 years old, married, farmer and resident of Purok-2, Barangay Ambacon, Las Nieves, Agusan del Norte were arrested by PNP elements of Las Nieves Municipal Police Station led by PSINSP Wilson Dela Fuerta by virtue of WOA docketed under CC no. 2894 for the crime of qualified theft issued by Hon Judge Hector Salise of RTC Branch 7, Bayugan, Agusan del Sur dated August 26, 2009 with recommended bailbond amounting to Php 40,000.00.
Arrested person is now detained at Las Nieves Municipal Police Station for proper disposition.
Also, at 1:30 in the afternoon at Poblacion 2, Burgos, Surigao del Norte, a certain Alecio Dominos, 30 years old, single and resident of said place was arrested by PNP elements of Burgos Municipal Police Station led by PO2 Jesus E Belarmino by virtue of WOA docketed under CC no. 09-71 charged for the crime of frustrated murder issued by Hon Judge Evangeline Yuipco Bayana of RTC Branch 31, Dapa, Surigao del Norte dated September 22, 2009 with recommended bailbond amounting to Php 2000,000.00.
Subject person now detained at Burgos Municipal Police Station for proper disposition.
At 3:00 in the afternoon of the same date at Barangay Cahayagan, Carmen, Agusan del Nort, PNP elements of Carmen Municipal Police Station led by PSINSP Pingos arrested one Paul Policos Rico, of legal age, single and resident of Barangay Cahayagan, Carmen, Agusan del Norte by virtue of WOA docketed under CC no. 13589 for violation of section 10 (A) of RA 7610 issued by Hon Judge Eduardo S Casals of RTC Branch 1, Barangay Libertad, Butuan City.
Suspect is now detained at Carmen Municipal Police Station for proper disposition.
Another arrest was held at 3:30 in the afternoon of the same date by PNP elements of Lanuza Municipal Police Station led by SPO2 Ricomauro Guinitaran at Barangay Zone IV, Lanuza, Surigao del Sur. One Jerry Saranza Buniel, 40 years old, married and resident of said place was arrested by virtue of WOA docketed under CC no. C-691 for violation of RA 9262 issued by Hon Judge Alfredo Jalad of RTC Branch 41 dated October 5, 2009 with recommended bailbond amounting to Php 12,000.00.
Meanwhile, at 4:35 in the afternoon at Tapok-tapok Village, Barangay 4, Cabadbaran, Agusan del Norte, joint elements of Agusan del Norte Police Provincial Office and Cabadbaran Municipal Police Station arrested one Marcelino Gaviola charged for the crime of rape docketed under CC numbers 08-07-3620 to 08-07-3632 issued by Hon Judge Jose Y Yamot Sr of RTC Branch 11, Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon dated July 8, 2008 and WOAs docketed under CC no. 07-07632 for grave threats and CC no. 07-7629 for grave slander issued by Hon Judge Marifilo S Agreda of MCTC, Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon.
Suspect is now detained at Cabadbaran Municipal Police Station for proper disposition.
Report on loose firearm
On October 7, 2009 at 3:30 in the afternoon, one unit caliber .38 revolver (snubnose) paltik without serial no. was turned over by concern citizen to Butuan City Police Station 3, Libertad, Butuan City, while on October 8, 2009 at 10:00 in the morning at Magallanes Municipal Building, Magallanes, Agusan del Norte, one unit cal .38 revolver with ammo and holster was dropped by unidentified person on the "unwanted firearm drop box" placed at the municipal building.
The accomplishment is the result of the continuous campaign of PNP personnel that unwanted firearms will be turned over to the nearest Police Station or drop it in designated drop boxes in every municipality without any question or the holder of unlicensed firearm may avail firearms amnesty to secure a license.
Firearms amnesty was started on October 1, 2009 and will end on October 31, 2009.
Report on illegal logging
Composite team headed by DENR-PENRO Agusan del Sur, Personnel from Philippine Information Agency (PIA) Caraga, Caraga Conference for Peace and Development, Philippine Daily Inquirer (PDI), Personnel of 26 IB Phil Army and elements of 14th RMG led by SPO3 Manuel O Nies confiscated more or less Two Thousand Five Hundred (2500) pieces lauan and miscellaneous logs.
Seized forest products were turned over to DENR-Batohon Monitoring Station in Barangay Batohon, Esperanza, Agusan del Sur for proper disposition.
Report on vehicular accident
On October 7, 2009 at 5:00 in the afternoon along National Highway of Barangay Tagcatong, Carmen, Agusan del Norte, one unit Ten Wheeler Truck with plate no. MVG 970, driven by Roberto Manggay, 30 years old, loaded with Asia Brewery Products accidentally while traveling towards Butuan City fell down to the creek which resulted to the damage of said sargo truck including loaded products.
The driver and unidentified helper sustained injuries to the different parts of their bodies and was rushed to the hospital. Case is now under investigation by PNP personnel of Carmen Municipal Police Station.
Report on shooting incident
On October 6, 2009 at 9:30 in the morning at Km. 23, Crossing of Barangay Bogak and Barangay Rajah Cabungsoan, Lingig, Surigao del Sur, one Paquito Cortez, 49 years old, married and a CAFGU member assigned at 23rd IB PA/CAFGU detachment situated in Barangay Rajah Cabungsoan, Lingig, Surigao del Sur was shot to death by an unidentified persons believed to be members of the communist terrorists operation in the area.
Investigation revealed that the victim was repairing his service motorcycle along the road of said place when CTs shot him to death. The CTs immediately fled to unknown direction carting away the victim's handgun, wallet and cellphone.
Lingig Municipal Police Station is now conducting thorough investigation. (PNP-13/PIA-Caraga) [top]