A farmer wanted for murder was arrested in Purok 5, Barangay Kabuhi, Mahayag, Zamboanga Del Sur at about 11:30 AM on September 16, 2017. The accused was identified as Artemio Abe Sarong, 49, resident of above-mentioned place. This is by virtue of a warrant of arrest docketed under CC No. 2010-10-1083 with no bail bond recommended issued by Judge Loreto C Quinto of RTC Branch 23, Molave, Zamboanga Del Sur dated December 12, 2003. The arrested wanted person is temporarily detained at said police station for proper disposition.
Elements of Zamboanga City Police Station 1 conducted a manhunt operation in Sitio Tamion Barangay Vitali, Zamboanga City at about 12:30 PM on September 17, 2017. This led to the arrest of Dennis Velarde y Navarro, 35, resident of said place, who was arrested by virtue of a warrant for frustrated murder docketed under Criminal Case No. 35945 with a recommended bail bond of ₱200,000.00 issued by Judge Gracelina G Bernardo of RTC Branch 17, 9th Judicial Region, this city, dated July 28, 2017. Said accused is temporarily detained at Zamboanga City Reformatory Center.
Operatives of Isabela City Police Station conducted a manhunt operation in Barangay Sunrise, Isabela City at about 7:30 PM on September 17, 2017. This led to the arrest of John M. Antido, 26, resident of Barangay Aguada, Isabela City. This is for the crime of robbery docketed under Criminal Case Number 4071-1392 with a recommended bail bond of ₱24,000.00 issued by Judge Danilo M. Bucoy of RTC Branch 2, Isabela City dated September 2, 2005. Said arrested person is presently detained at ICPS.
A wanted person was arrested by combined operatives of Sibutad MPS and Sergio Osmeña MPS in Purok 3, Brgy. Labiray, Sergio Osmeña Sr., Zamboanga Del Norte at about 5:00 PM on September 16, 2017. Albert Diez Mario, 18, resident of said place, was arrested based on a warrant for serious physical injuries docketed in Criminal Case No. 21836 with a bail bond of ₱ 12,000.00 issued by Judge Rogelio Laquihon of Regional Trial Court, 9th Judicial Region, Branch 7, Dipolog City dated August 16, 2017. The accused is presently detained at Sibutad MPS.
- with report from PO3 Radzben S Jul, RPIO9