A wanted person in Cebu City was arrested by Aurora MPS in Barangay Bag-ong Pitogo, Aurora, Zamboanga Del Sur at about 11:30 AM on July 1, 2017. The accused was identified as Nespher A Lucero, 27, a laborer residing in aforementioned place.
He was arrested by virtue of a warrant for qualified theft docketed under Criminal Case Number OS-16-1304 and violation of RA 6539 docketed under Criminal Case Number OS-16-1305 with a recommended bail-bond of ₱180,000.00 issued by Presiding Judge James Stewart Ramon E Himalalaon of 7th Judicial Region, Branch 62, Oslob, Cebu City. Lucero is temporarily detained at Aurora MPS for proper disposition.
A farmer was arrested by Siocon MPS for shooting a fellow farmer along the national highway in Barangay Manaol, Siocon, Zamboanga Del Norte at about 9:30 AM on July 1, 2017. Siocon MPS identified the victim as Gaspar Realiza Jutingo, 52, resident of Barangay Poblacion of said town, while the suspect was identified as Marcel Bercacio Fronda, 34, resident of Barangay Manaol. Accordingly, the victim was on his way home from Brgy. A.L. Micubo onboard his motorcycle when the suspect, armed with an unknown type of handgun, blocked his path and shot him, but only the side mirror of his motorcycle was hit. The suspect also has a pending warrant of arrest for violation of RA 9262 docketed under Criminal Case Number 2017-06-06 (1498) issued by Presiding Judge Laarni N. Dajao, of RTC 9th Judicial Region, Branch 27, Siocon, Zamboanga Del Norte dated June 22, 2017. The accused is temporarily detained at Siocon MPS for proper disposition.
Operatives of Manukan MPS conducted a manhunt operation in Barangay East Poblacion, Manukan, Zamboanga Del Norte at about 4:30 AM on July 1, 2017. This resulted in the arrest of Brian Cielo Alia, 23, resident of above-mentioned place. He was arrested by virtue of a warrant for violation of RA 6539 as amended by RA 10883 docketed under Criminal Case Number 21662 issued by Presiding Judge Cherry Joy C Concha Ageas of RTC 9th Judicial Region, Branch 10 dated June 7, 2017. The arrested person is temporarily detained at Manukan MPS for proper disposition.
-with report from PO3 Radzben S. Jul, RPIO9