Zamboanga del Norte - The Eye-In-the-Barangay informant contacted Liloy MPS stating that a wanted person was spotted in Barangay Kayok, Liloy, Zamboanga Del Norte. At about 8:30 AM on March 21, 2016, personnel of Liloy MPS, ZDN Highway Patrol Unit, Manukan MPS, Provincial Intelligence Branch-ZNPPO and team 2 of Police Intelligence students proceeded to Barangay Kayok to conduct a manhunt operation.
At about 9:40 AM of same date, the authorities arrested John Robert Orcia Razo, 28, resident of said place, considered as the no. 7 Most Wanted Person (Provincial Level). This is based on the warrant for violation of R.A. 6539 (Anti-Carnapping Act) docketed under Criminal Case Number 19478 issued by Acting Presiding Judge Oscar D. Tomarong of RTC, Branch 8, 9th Judicial Region, Dipolog City dated February 26, 2015 with a recommended bail bond amounting to Php180,000.00, and another warrant of arrest for theft issued by Presiding Judge Victoriano Dl. Lacaya Jr. of RTC Branch 9, 9th Judicial Region, Dipolog City dated August 17, 2015 docketed under Criminal Case Number 19854 with a recommended bail bond amounting to Php 20,000.00. Suspect is temporarily detained at Liloy MPS for proper disposition.
Zamboanga City - A joint operation was made by Police Intelligence students, RID 9, RHSG 9 and Zamboanga City Police Station 4 (Culianan) in Brgy. Mercedes, Zamboanga City at about 6:20 AM on March 22, 2016. This resulted in the arrest of Dennis Dave Garcia Paltingca, 34, an ex-AFP member, native of Don Carlos, Bukidnon and presently residing at Zone 1 of said barangay. The suspect is the no. 1 Most Wanted Person (Municipal Level) in San Carlos, Bukidnon. This is by virtue of warrant of arrest for Murder filed under Criminal Case Number 25226-14 issued by Presiding Judge Emmanuel P. Pasal of Branch 10, 10th Judicial Region, Malaybalay, Bukidnon with no recommended bail bond, and Attempted Murder docketed under Criminal Case Number 24904-13 with recommended bail bond amounting to Php 120,000.00. Suspect is temporarily detained at ZCPS 4 (Culianan) for proper disposition.
Misamis Oriental - Combined elements of Buug MPS, Zamboang Sibugay Police Provincial Office – Provincial Intelligence Branch, Regional Intelligence Unit 9, intelligence operatives of Opol MPS, and Police Intelligence students conducted a “Lambat-Sibat” operation against the no. 9 (Provincial Level) Most Wanted Person in Barangay Barra, Opol, Misamis Oriental at about 9:00 AMon March 22, 2016. This resulted in the arrest of Leo Lagas, resident of Buug, Zamboanga Sibugay. This is based on the warrant for Murder with the use of loose firearms docketed under Criminal Case Number IM-15-1055 issued by Presiding Judge Josefino Perater Bael, RTC, 9th Judicial Region, Branch 31, Imelda, Zamboanga Sibugay dated December 14, 2015 with recommended bail bond amounting to Php 120,000.00. Suspect is temporarily detained at Opol MPS prior his turned-over to Buug MPS for proper disposition.
-with report from PO3 Bernard Tan, RPIO9