Operatives of Siay MPS conducted an operation against illegal gambling in Purok Waray, Barangay Monching, Siay, Zamboanga Sibugay at about 10:30 AM on February 15, 2017.
The operation resulted in the confiscation of one slot machine locally known as “apple-apple” wherein the diagram board of said slot machine was already removed. No one was arrested during the said operation while the said gambling machine is now in the custody of said police station.
Operatives of Jose Dalman MPS conducted a police operation after receiving information about an illegal cock fighting locally known as “tari-tari” in Barangay Dinasan, Jose Dalman, Zamboanga Del Norte at about 3:30 PM on February 15, 2017. The involved gamblers scampered into different directions leaving behind two fighting cocks with gaffs, and nine other gaffs inside a small black pouch. Confiscated fighting cocks and gaffs were deposited to Jose Dalman MPS for proper disposition.
Operatives of Dapitan City Police conducted an operation against illegal cockfighting in Barangay Dampalan, Dapitan City, Zamboanga Del Norte at about 3:00 PM on February 15, 2017. The team arrested Ernie Cubol Bagalanon, 44, Edgardo Alumbro Bustillo, 50, Henry Basig Calaguian, 46, and Dofel Ello Jalandoni, 27, all residents of said barangay. Recovered from the apprehended persons were three dead and two live fighting cocks, a bet list, and bet money. All arrested suspects are now detained at Dapitan City Police Station for proper disposition.
- with report from PO3 Radzben S Jul, RPIO9