Personnel of Sindangan MPS conducted a manhunt operation against the anti-illegal gambling “tong-its” in Barangay Labakid, Sindangan, Zamboanga Del Norte at about 1:00 PM on February 17, 2017.
This resulted in the arrest of Pedro Erojo Villon, Jerico Gargoles Timowain, 34, Salvacion Gonzales Fabillar, 43, Vicente Magalso Soledad, while two others eluded arrest. The team confiscated bet money, two decks of playing cards and gambling paraphernalia at said gambling joint. The arrested subject persons are detained at Sindangan MPS for filing of appropriate charges in court.
Operatives of Diplahan MPS conducted an operation after an illegal cockfighting was reported to them being held in Purok Marcos, Barangay Poblacion, Diplahan, Zamboanga Sibugay at about 1:45 PM on February 18, 2017. The bettors immediately scampered to different directions upon noticing the approaching team. The team seized two fighting cocks at the area. Diplahan MPS is conducting investigation to find the responsible persons for the illegal cockfighting.
Three individuals were arrested by elements of Godod MPS during an operation on illegal gambling locally known as “piyat-piyat” at the Public Market, in Poblacion, Godod, Zamboanga Del Norte at about 12:35 PM on February 18, 2017. The arrested persons were identified as Mark Anthony Rupo Cagalitan, 37, Ulyses Pagente Callao, 34, and Jose Joy Dumulon Andata, 28. Another unidentified person eluded arrest. Confiscated from them were a set of playing cards, and bet money. The trio were brought to the police station for further investigation. All arrested suspects were temporarily released pending the filing of appropriate charges in court.
-with report from PO3 Radzben S. Jul, RPIO9