Four individuals were nabbed during a seaborne patrol off the coast between Barangay Calais and Barangay Galas, Olutanga, Zamboanga Sibugay at about 3:30 PM on February 22, 2017.
The operation led to the interception of one pump boat manned by four crew members identified as Efren Oplas Nartia, 52, Kerwin Oplas Nartia, 18, Alvan Kapa Sarabain, 12, and Daniel Miranda Basan, 18. Confiscated from them were a pump boat with Master Marine 6.5 HP engine and fishing paraphernalia. The seized items were brought to Olutanga MPS together with the four crew members for proper disposition.
Elements of Siay MPS and the Bantay Dagat law enforcers of Siay LGU held a seaborne patrol to check on illegal fishing activities in the municipal water of Brgy. Bakid, Siay, Zamboanga Sibugay at about 2:44 PM on February 22, 2017. The operation led to the confiscation of two motorized pump boats and fish nets. The fishermen were apprehended for infraction of the municipal ordinance on illegal fishing The fishing crew members were identified as Jonrel Lozada Angcajas, 24, Christoper Lozada Cortez, 18, Danilo Llurag Lozada, 45, Cel Macala Upa, 42, Junneth Barcenas Bulanan, 22, all residents of Brgy. Poblacion Naga, Zamboanga Sibugay. Said persons and illegal fishing paraphernalia were brought to Siay MPS for proper disposition.
-with report from PO3 Radzben S. Jul, RPIO9