Combined personnel of Dinas MPS, Zamboanga Del Sur Public Safety Company, Provincial Intelligence Branch, RID9, PAIDSOTG, MARITIME, RHPU9, 2nd Maneuver Company RPSB9, and Pagadian CPS tracker team, along with elements from 53rd IB, Philippine Army, held a joint operation in Purok 3, Barangay Sambulawan, Dinas, Zamboanga Del Sur at about 3:00 PM on December 7, 2016.
This resulted in the arrest of Pahad Modapil Tantong, a.k.a. “Paki”, the no. 7 HVT (Provincial Level) and member of Ambol Criminal Group. This is by virtue of warrant of arrest for violation of RA 8294, docketed under Criminal Case Number 13-058 and violation of Section 11, Article 2 of RA 9165, docketed under Criminal Case Number 13-059, issued by Judge Felix B. Rodriguez Jr. of Regional Trial Court 9, Branch 29 dated July 2, 2015 with a recommended bail bond of Php 280,000.00. The arrested person is presently detained at Dinas MPS for proper disposition.
A man listed as the no. 4 Most Wanted Person (Regional Level) in Police Regional Office 10 was arrested by RT Lim MPS and Misamis Occidental Police in Sitio Pinili 1, Barangay Sto. Rosario, RT Lim, Zamboanga Sibugay at about 6:00 PM on December 7, 2016. The arrested man was identified as Dione Bation Sr. y Taclob, 66, with temporary address at the aforementioned place. His arrest was made by virtue of warrant docketed under Criminal Case Number 1558 for murder with no bail recommended, and Criminal Case Number 1634-13-1365 for frustrated murder with a recommended bail bond of Php 200,000.00 issued by Presiding Judge Maria Nemfa Penaco-Sitaca of RTC Branch 12, 10th Judicial Region, Oroquieta City, Misamis Occidental. Subject person is now under the custody of said police station.
Personnel of Aurora MPS conducted a police operation for the serving of arrest warrant in Purok Dahlia, Poblacion, Aurora, Zamboanga Del Sur. at about 9:00 AM on December 7, 2016. The operation resulted in the arrest of Baltazar Mañego Magtortor Jr, a.k.a. “Bobby Jun”, 40, a businessman from Purok Dahlia, Poblacion, Aurora, Zamboanga Del Sur. He was arrested by virtue of warrant for violation of section 5 of RA 9262 docketed under Criminal Case Number 2129, issued by Presiding Judge Winston M. Villegas, of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 43, Tanjay City with a recommended bail bond of of Php 120,000.00. Magtortor is now detained at Aurora MPS for proper disposition.
A wanted person was collared by personnel of Zamboanga City Pubic Safety Company at Barigon, Barangay Tugbungan Zamboanga City at about 9:45 PM on December 7, 2016. The arrested person was identified as Rito Esperat y Galvez who is wanted based on Criminal Case Nos. 18580, 18581, 32615, and 32616 issued by Judge Eric D Elumba of RTC 9th Judicial Region, Branch 13. Confiscated from him were a Black Widow 9mm revolver with serial number 1589, five rounds of ammunition, and drug paraphernalia. Said person is one of the top ten most wanted and a high value target of Zamboanga City PS6 (Tetuan). The arrested subject and confiscated items were brought to Zamboanga City PS6 (Tetuan) for temporary detention while additional charges are filed in court against him.
A rape suspect was arrested by La Libertad MPS and Dipolog CPS during a manhunt operation in Barangay Sta. Filomena, Dipolog City at about 2:00 PM on December 7, 2016. The team arrested Danilo Maghinay, 46, resident of Barangay Singaran, La Libertad. This is by virtue of warrant of arrest for Rape docketed under Criminal Case No. 14734 issued by Judge Rogelio D. Laquihon of RTC Branch 7, 9th Judicial Region, Dipolog City, with no recommended bail bond. The arrested wanted person is presently detained at La Libertad MPS for proper disposition.
Operatives of Imelda MPS conducted a manhunt operation in Barangay Poblacion, Imelda, Zamboanga Sibugay at about 9:30 AM on December 7, 2016. This resulted in the arrest of Reden Mark V. Pulmon, 22, resident of Barangay Lumbog, Imelda, for acts of lasciviousness docketed under Criminal Case Number IM-13-0568 issued by Judge Josefino P. Bael of Branch 31, 9th Judicial Region, Imelda, with a recommended bail bond of Php 12,000.00. Subject person is now under the custody of Imelda MPS for proper disposition.
-with report from PO3 Radzben S. Jul, RPIO9