Zamboanga del Norte - A person listed as the no. 1 Most Wanted in Tampilisan Municipality was killed during a manhunt operation carried out by Tampilisan MPS and Dumingag MPS in Barangay Danlungan, Dumingag town at about 1:45 AM of May 8, 2015. Police Senior Inspector Heterence D. Abraham, Dumingag Police Chief, identified the suspect as Jimmy Jumawan, of legal age, farmer residing in said barangay.
Jumawan was supposed to be arrested by virtue of warrant for murder (2 counts) docketed under Criminal Case Nos. L-001504 and L-001505 without bail bond recommended, issued by Judge Oscar D. Tomarong of RTC9, Branch 28, Liloy, Zamboanga Del Norte dated March 20, 2013. During the law enforcement operation, the accused fired his gun towards the arresting PNP personnel which prompted the arresting officer to return fire which led to Jumawan’s death. Recovered from the deceased was an improvised snub-nose Smith and Wesson with two rounds of ammo and one empty shell. The cadaver was properly turned-over to his immediate family. Confiscated items were brought to Tampilisan MPS for proper disposition.
Dapitan City, Zamboanga del Norte - A suspected rapist was arrested by operatives of Dapitan City Police Station in Barangay Banonong at about 11:00 AM of May 8, 2015. SPO3 Nerio A. Malacat, Warrant Server PNCO of Dapitan CPS, said that suspect identified as Ricane Cimafranca y Gahisan alias “Padot”, 24, resident of said place, was arrested by virtue of warrant for Rape filed under in Criminal Case No. 19636 with bail bond fixed at ₱120,000.00, issued by RTC Judge Cherry Joy C. Concha-Ageas, Presiding Judge, Branch 10, Dipolog City, dated April 24, 2015. Arrested person is now temporarily detained at Dapitan CPS prior commitment to wanting court.
Dipolog City, Zamboanga del Norte - Elements of Dipolog City Police Station led by Police Inspector Ronald Tingas conducted a manhunt operation in Purok Parpagayo, Brgy. Minaog at about 2:30 PM of May 8, 2015. This resulted in the arrest of “Ryan”, 16, a resident of said place. Suspect was arrested by virtue of warrant for violation on RA 6539 (Anti-Carnapping Act of 1972) docketed under Criminal Case No. 19638, with bail bond fixed at ₱180,000.00 issued by Judge Rogelio D. Laquihon of RTC Branch 7, this city, dated May 5, 2015. Suspect is temporarily detained at said CPS prior his commitment to wanting court.
Dipolog City, Zamboanga del Norte - A man facing qualified theft charges was arrested by operatives of Katipunan MPS at Zamboanga Del Norte Medical Center in Sicayab, at about 3:30 PM of May 8, 2015. Suspect Rene Boy Indas, 27, resident of Sitio Nangkaan, Barangay Matam, Katipunan town. He was arrested by virtue of warrant for Qualified Theft docketed under Criminal Case Number 15575 with bail bond set at ₱20,000.00, issued by Judge Yolanda C Bautista of 9th Judicial Region, Br 9, Dipolog City. Suspect is still confined at the mentioned hospital for continuous medication.
-with report from PO2 Radzben S. Jul, RPIO9