Zamboanga City - A member of the notorious gun-for-hire Lagonera Criminal Group and listed as the no. 7 Most Wanted Person in this City was arrested during a police operation carried out by members of ZCPO Intelligence Section led by Police Chief Inspector Edilberto Alvarez and Divisoria Police Station led by Police Senior Inspector Arlan Delumpines along the Tumaga-Putik road near Tumaga Chinese Cemetery at about 9:20 PM of July 17, 2015.
Suspect identified as Arnulfo Lambo Jr. was nabbed by virtue of warrant of arrest with Criminal Case No. 28670 and 30064 for Murder and Criminal Case No. 30064 for Frustrated Murder, all issued by Judge Catherine C Fabian of RTC Branch 16 dated March 28, 2014 and Feb. 27, 2015 respectively. Lambo is presently detained at Divisoria Police Station for proper disposition of the case.
Zamboanga City - Personnel of ZCPS1 conducted an operation in Sitio Mialim, Barangay Vitali at about 11:30 AM of July 17, 2015. This resulted in the arrest of Fermin Midel Jr. y Fernando, 36, resident of Sitio Tamion of same barangay, for the crime of Frustrated Homicide docketed under Criminal Case No. 25858 issued by Judge Reynaldo G. Estacio of RTC Branch 14, this City dated February 27, 2015, with a recommended bail bond of Php. 24.000.00. Arrested suspect is now under the custody of said station pending his turn-over to the proper court.
Zambonga Del Norte - A 48-year old man facing rape charges was arrested in Purok IV, Barangay Nibo, Sergio Osmeña at about 4:30 PM of July 17, 2015. Katipunan PNP identified the man as Merento Lumanda, formerly a resident of Purok IV, Barangay Seroan, Katipunan municipality. He was apprehended by virtue of arrest warrant for Rape docketed under Criminal Case No. 16948 with no bail bond recommended issued by Presiding Judge Rogelio D. Laquihon of RTC9, Branch 6, Dipolog City. Said wanted person is now temporarily detained at Katipunan MPS for proper disposition.
-with report from PO2 Radzben S. Jul, RPIO9