Dapitan City - A senior citizen who was listed as the top most wanted person in Piñan Municipality was arrested during manhunt operation conducted by the elements of CIDG-Zamboanga Del Norte, Piñan MPS, Dapitan CPS, and Zamboanga Del Norte-PIB, in Barangay Opao at about 6:40 PM on December 16, 2014.
Arrested was Telesporo R. Recla, 76, resident of said village. He was arrested at his residence by virtue of Warrant of Arrest issued by Judge Rogelio Laquihon, RTC9, Branch7, Dipolog City dated December 28, 2009 for the crime of Statutory Rape docketed under Criminal Case no. 15747, without bail bond recommended. Suspect is now detained at Dapitan CPS for proper disposition.
Jose Dalman, Zamboanga Del Norte - Operatives of Jose Dalman MPS arrested a wanted person in Barangay Siparok at about 10:00 AM on December 16, 2014. Police Senior Inspector Vergil Bruce Dacion Dario, chief of police of Jose Dalman MPS identified the arrested man as Gil Into, 31, resident of Barangay Lumaping. Suspect was arrested by virtue of warrant for the crime of qualified theft of coconuts docketed under Criminal Case Number S-3775, with recommended bail bond amounting to ₱24,000.00, issued by Presiding Judge Reymar L. Lacaya of RTC9 Branch 11 of Sindangan municipality. Arrested wanted person was turned-over to Sindangan District Jail based on the commitment order issued by the court.
Leon B. Postigo, Zamboanga Del Norte – A fisherman who is facing charges for violation of Sec. 90 of Republic Act 8550 was arrested by the operatives of Leon B. Postigo MPS in Barangay Poblacion at about 11:00 AM on December 16, 2014. Arrested was Franklin Serdan y Bachiller, 40, resident of of Brgy. Poblacion. Suspect was nabbed by virtue of warrant of arrest docketed under Criminal Case No. 12399, with recommend bail bond of ₱10,000.00, issued by Presiding Judge Nimfa B. Carreon-Padao of Municipal Circuit Trial Court, 9th Judicial Region, Branch 11, Sindangan, Zamboanga Del Norte. Arrested person is now detained at above-mentioned police station.
-with report from PO2 Radzben S Jul, RPIO9