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.
A suspected drug pusher was arrested during a buy-bust operation at Cariño Compound, Barangay Camino Nuevo, Zamboanga City at about 2:40 PM on September 13, 2017. The suspect named Georvin Secabalo Ganacias, 43, resident of said place, yielded a sachet of suspected shabu and marked money. He is presently under police custody awaiting the filing of appropriate charges in court.
Six individuals were caught during various drug buy-bust operations in three barangays in Zamboanga City on September 11, 2017. They were identified as Abdel Qadir, Gichin Moreno, Alfadz Kammak, Norgie Caceres, Leo Patrick Cabato, and Ellaine Guinaseparadrug. Seven sachets of shabu and marked money were seized during the operation.
Labason MPS has filed a case for Kidnapping and Serious Illegal Detention at the Fiscal’s Office in Sindangan, Zamboanga Del Norte at about 3:18 PM of September 11, 2017 against the two arrested suspects who were allegedly involved in the abduction of Jelster Ed “Jed” Quimbo y Tiu, the son of the Mayor of Labason municipality on September 6, 2017.
A 50-year old widow was arrested by combined operatives of Sindangan MPS and Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in Barangay Goleo, Sindangan, Zamboanga Del Norte at about 8:30 PM on September 10, 2017.