Zamboanga City - A man listed as the number 5 Most Wanted Person in Zamboanga City Police Station 5 was arrested during a police operation in Justina Village, Barangay Putik, this city at about 7:30 AM, June 18, 2015. Arrested man was identified as Wynford Chua Yu y Velasco, 45, resident of the above-mentioned place. He was arrested by virtue of arrest warrant for Violation of PD 1866 as amended by RA 8294 (Illegal Possession of Firearms and Ammunitions) docketed under Criminal Case No. 49628 issued by 9th Judicial Region, MTC Branch 2. Yu is temporarily detained at said police station pending his turn-over to the issuing court.
A farmer listed as the no. 2 Most Wanted Person in Josefina Police Station was arrested during a police operation in Barangay Barcelona, Dapitan City at about 9:00 AM on June 18, 2015. Police Senior Inspector Rene H. Kunairi, Josefina Police Chief, reported that Allan Dalangin y Sumayang, 46, a farmer residing in Barangay Leonardo, who is charged for murder filed in Criminal Case No. 2007-10-1976 before the Regional Trial Court, 9th Judicial Region, Branch 23, Molave, was arrested by virtue of warrant of arrest issued by Acting Presiding Judge Ernesto MVE Laurel of above-mentioned court dated December 13, 2007. The accused is now locked-up at said police station and will be brought further to Mahayag BJMP once the commitment order is issued by the court.
Tukuran, Zamboanga Del Sur - A woman was arrested during a manhunt operation in Purok Bayanihan, Barangay Sto. Niño at about 7:45 PM of June 18, 2015. Police Chief Inspector Gilzen Niño Manese, Tukuran Police Chief, identified the arrested suspect as Marry Ann Paredes y Española, 37, resident of said place. Suspect was held by virtue of warrant of arrest issued by Acting Presiding Judge Norlinda R. Amante-Descallar of 9th Municipal Circuit Trial Court of Labangan town dated June 4, 2015 for Concubinage docketed under Criminal Case No. 1526-T with bail bond fixed at Php 8,000.00. Said accused is detained at Tukuran MPS while waiting for commitment order to the Provincial Jail in Pagadian City.
Zamboanga del Sur An R.A. 7610 violator was arrested in Barangay Poblacion, Bayog, Zamboanga Del Sur at about 9:30 PM of June 17, 2015. Arrested suspect was identified as Jhonny Piscos y Pacinio, 23, a school teacher and resident of said place. He has a standing warrant of arrest filed under Criminal Case Nos. 30039 and 30040 for violation of Section 10 in relation to Section 3 of RA 7610 issued by Presiding Judge Peter V. Eisma of RTC 9th, Judicial Region, Branch 15, Zamboanga City. The bail bond was fixed at Php 80,000.00 for each case. The accused is temporarily detained at said police station for proper disposition.
Lanao Del Norte – Personnel of PPSC Lanao Del Norte, Lala MPS and Tambulig MPS conducted an operation for the serving of warrant of arrest in Purok 6, Abaga, Lala municipality, this province at about 3:00 PM of June 18, 2015. This resulted in the arrest of Edgar Gezen Caruana, 41, temporarily residing at aforementioned place. He is ranked as the number 7 Most Wanted Person of Tambulig MPS, and has a standing warrant of arrest for murder filed under Criminal Case Number 2014-10-2909, non-bailable, and frustrated murder docketed under Criminal Case Number 2014-10-2908 with corresponding bail bond amounting to Php 200,000.00. Said warrant was issued by Presiding Judge Jaime B. Caberte of RTC 9 Branch 23, Molave, Zamboanga Del Sur dated June 4, 2015. Arrested man is temporarily detained at Tambulig Police Station while waiting for the commitment order from court.
Sominot, Zamboanga Del Sur - A man wanted for robbery was arrested by elements of Sominot Police Station in Purok Durian, Barangay Poblacion, at about 10:00 AM on June 18, 2015. Arrested suspect identified as Patrick John Tapayan y Lastimosa, 21, resident of Cabanatuan City, is charged with robbery (Art 299, RPC) filed under Criminal Case No. 12082- 2k15 issued by Judge Romeo T. Descallar at RTC, 9th Judicial Regional, Branch 19, Pagadian City dated May 21, 2015 with bail bond set at Php 45,000.00. Suspect is temporarily detained at said police station while waiting for commitment order for the issuing court.
Sindangan, Zamboanga Del Norte - A 32-year old man was arrested during a manhunt operation carried out by Sindangan Police Station in Barangay Bantayan at about 10:00 AM of June 18, 2015. Suspect identified as Cyrus Antogon y Dandayo, 32, resident of Barangay Benigno Aquino this municipality, was arrested by virtue warrant of arrest issued by Presiding Judge Reymar L. Lacaya, MCTC of Sindangan, Zamboanga Del Norte dated December 29, 2009. Suspect is charged for Acts of Lasciviousness docketed under Criminal Case No. 11882 with bail bond fixed at Php 12,000.00. Antogon is temporarily detained at Sindangan MPS for proper disposition.
Zamboanga City - A man listed as the number 10 Most Wanted Person of Zamboanga City Police Station 11 was arrested during a police operation at about 1:50 PM, June 18, 2015, at Veterans Avenue, Barangay Sta. Barbara, Zamboanga City. The suspect identified as Martin T. Mendoza, 50, was nabbed by virtue of warrant of arrest issued by Judge Carlo Martin Alcala of Municipal Trial Court in Cities, Branch 3, this city, dated June 10, 2015 docketed under Criminal Case No. 52119 for Perjury with recommended bail bond of Php 6,000.00.
Zamboanga Del Norte - A man wanted for homicide was arrested by intelligence operatives of Zamboanga Del Norte Public Safety Company in Barangay Osukan, Labason town at about 5:00 AM on June 18, 2015. Suspect identified as Julito Dumagsa alias “Membag”, a resident of Bagong Silang, Gutalac municipality, was arrested by virtue of warrant for Homicide docketed under Criminal Case Number l-001933 issued by Presiding Judge Oscar D. Tomarong of RTC, 9th Judicial Region, Branch 28, Liloy, ZDN with bail bond fixed at ₱ 40,000.00. Furthermore, at about 11:55AM of same date, the accused was committed at Liloy Municipal Jail.
Zamboanga Sibugay - Elements of Buug and Lakewood Police Stations conducted a manhunt operation in Purok Kamansi, Barangay Compostela, Buug municpality at about 5:40 PM of June 18, 2015. This resulted in the arrest of Jay-Ar Caluya, by virtue of warrant of arrest issued by Presiding Judge Benjamin R. Lanzaderas of Regional Trial Court, Branch 22, 9th Judicial Region, Pagadian City. The suspect is charged with Rape (3 counts) filed under Criminal Case Nos. 10743-2k12, 10744-2k12, and 10745-2k12, with no bail recommended. Suspect is no. 8 Most Wanted Person (municipal level) and is now under the custody of Buug MPS for proper disposition.
Zamboanga Del Norte - Elements of Ipil Police Station led by Police Superintendent Geraldo Benjamin Avengoza conducted a manhunt operation in Barangay San Vicente, Sirawai municpality at about 10:30 AM of June 18, 2015. This resulted in the arrest of Restituto Callao Salvador, 42, chainsaw operator and resident of the aforementioned place. This is by virtue of warrant of arrest for Rape filed under Criminal Case No. I-5394 issued by Presiding Judge Anthony D. Isaw, of RTC Branch 24, Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay.
Ipil Zamboanga Sibugay - Elements of Provincial Public Safety Company and Ipil MPS conducted a manhunt operation at Sitio Guilopan, Barangay Guitoan at about 4:30 PM on June 18, 2015. This resulted in the arrest of Ricardo Estrella, 55, by virtue of warrant of arrest for attempted homicide (2 counts) filed under Criminal Case No. 4654-i (2014) and 4655-i (2014) issued by Presiding Judge Arthur L. Ventura of 1st MCTC of Ipil-Tungawan-R.T.Lim, Zamboanga Sibugay with bail bond set at Php 12,000.00 each case. Suspect is now under the custody of Ipil MPS for proper disposition.
-with report from PO2 Radzben S. Jul, RPIO9