The suspect in the killing of an official of a Department of Education (DepEd) was formally charged for the crime of murder at the City Prosecution Office of Pagadian City on July 7, 2017. In a report that reached PRO9, an inquest case for murder was filed at the City Prosecution Office of Pagadian City on July 7, 2017 against the suspected gunman identified as Leonisio Castro Toledo, 33, married, painter, of Purok Lower Lumboy, Brangay Tuburan, Pagadian City and Barangay Baguitan, Guipos, Zamboanga Del Sur under NPS docketed no. ix-05-inq-17g-0093.
Anti-drug operatives of Sta. Maria Police Station arrested Janiel Versuza Reyes, 24, during a drug buy-bust operation in Sun Street, Barangay Tumaga, Zamboanga City at about 8:00 PM on July 19, 2017.
An RA 7610 violator was arrested in Barangay Regla, Guipos, Zamboanga Del Sur at about 9:45 AM on July 19, 2017. Guipos MPS arrested Allan S Dela Cruz, 32, resident of above-mentioned place, by virtue of a warrant of arrest for child abuse docketed under Criminal Case Number 13524-2017 with a recommended bail-bond of ₱80,000.00 issued by Presiding Judge Benjamin R Lanzaderas of RTC Branch 22, 9th Judicial Region, Pagadian City, Zamboanga Del Sur dated June 28, 2017. The arrested person is temporarily detained at Guipos MPS for proper disposition.
Combined elements of Leon Postigo MPS, Sindangan MPS, Zamboanga Del Norte PPO Intelligence Branch, and military counterparts intercepted two wounded patients from Barangay Tiogan, Leon B. Postigo, Zamboanga Del Norte at a checkpoint on July 18, 2017.
An RA 9165 violator was arrested by operatives of Divisoria Police Station during a manhunt operation in Zone 4, Kaputatan, Putik, Zamboanga City at about 11:00 AM on July 18, 2017.