Combined personnel of Provincial Intelligence Branch Zamboanga del Sur PPO, Regional Special Operations Group (RSOG) 7, Regional Intelligence Division (RID7)-PRO7, RID PRO10, 103rd Special Action Company, 12th Special Action Company of 1st Special Action Batallion, Cebu City Police Office (CCPO), Ozamis City Police Station and Linamon Municipal Police Station conducted an operation against a wanted person in Purok 3, Barangay Robocon, Linamon, Lanao Del Norte at about 6:00 PM on May 19, 2016.
This resulted in the arrest of Michael Suana Florida a.k.a. Michael Lingo-Lingo/Kevin Reyes, 33, resident of same place, listed as the number 1 top most wanted person, lambat-sibat target, regional level in PRO7. The suspect was arrested based on the following warrants of arrest - Robbery with violence and intimidation issued by Presiding Judge Suceso Arcamo, RTC, 7th Judicial Region, Branch 47, Bohol; robbery issued by Presiding Judge Gerardo Paguio Jr., RTC, 7th Judicial Region, Branch 41, Negros Oriental; Robbery issued by Presiding Judge Soliver Peras of RTC, 7th Judicial Region, Branch 10, Cebu City; Robbery docketed under Criminal Case Number 6790 issued by Presiding Judge Edmundo Pintac, RTC, 10th Judicial Region, Branch 15, Ozamis City dated May 7, 2014; Robbery in band docketed under Criminal Case Number 12063-2k15 dated May 7, 2015 issued by Presiding Judge Dennis P. Vicoy of RTC Branch 20, 9th Judicial Region, Pagadian City; Frustrated murder docketed under Criminal Case Number 10600-2k12 issued by Presiding Judge Edilberto G. Absin, RTC, 9th Judicial Region, Pagadian City dated August 14, 2012; and Murder docketed under Criminal Case Number 10599-2k12 issued by Presiding Judge Edilberto G. Absin of RTC, 9th Judicial Region, Branch 18, Pagadian City dated August 14, 2012. Seized from the accused were a Remington caliber .45 pistol, two magazine assemblies and thirty-seven rounds of caliber .45 ammunition. Florida is involved in the series of robberies of Mlhuiller Gaisano Branch at San Pedro District, Pagadian City on February 22, 2015, My Gold Pawnshop in Colon, Cebu City, E-Bingo outlet in Mandaue and Dumaguete Cities, Oro China Jewelry store in Tagbilaran City, Ceneco in Bacolod City, LBC in Ozamis City, among others. Suspect is temporarily detained at PRO7 for proper disposition.
-with report from PO3 Bernard Tan, RPIO9