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April 8, 2020
7 Persons Arrested For Illegal Fishing in Separate Operations
DIPPO, Barangay Wilson, San Jose, Dinagat Islands—– The unified efforts of Dinagat Islands Police Provincial Office resulted in the arrest of seven suspects during the conduct of Anti- Illegal Fishing Operations in the different municipalities of this province on April 8, 2021.
PCOL GERMANO P MALLARI, Acting Provincial Director of DIPPO said that seven individuals were caught-in-the act engaging in Illegal fishing activities.
Police operatives from Libjo Municipal Police Station arrested two persons for violation of Municipal Ordinance Number 040-2000 otherwise known as “An Ordinance Prohibiting Transient Fishermen using Caca, Paypag, Sari, Surit, and Buso within the Municipal Jurisdiction of Libjo, Dinagat Islands”.While, PNP personnel of San Jose Municipal Station also arrested five persons for Violation Municipal Ordinance Number 144 otherwise known as, “An Ordinance Prohibiting Any Person Whether Natural Or Juridical To Use Compressor As Breathing Apparatus In All Fishing Activities Within The Municipality Of San Jose, Dinagat Islands”.
Confiscated from their possession were different fishing paraphernalia and different species of marine products.
PCOL MALLARI said “Dinagat PNP together with the active support of Dianagatnons will preserve and protect the marine and aquatic resources of Dinagat Province.”
April 8, 2021
Top 7 Most Wanted Person fall in Manhunt Opn
DIPPO, Barangay Wilson, San Jose, Dinagat Islands—– The continued manhunt operations of Dinagat Islands Police resulted in the arrest of top 7 most wanted person of the Province of Dinagat Islands on April 5, 2021 at 10:20AM.
Police Colonel Mallari disclosed that a Manhunt Charlie operation was conducted by PNP personnel of Tubajon MPS led by PLT JOSE B CONALES, JR. OIC that resulted in the arrest of Roberto Barcos Añora, 52 years old, male, married, fisherman and a resident of Purok-3, Brgy Imelda, Tubajon, Dinagat Islands.
Añora was listed Top 7 Most Wanted Person-Manhunt Charlie, Provincial Level of this PPO and was arrested by virtue of Warrant of Arrest for violation of PD 705 (THE FORESTRY REFORM CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES) under criminal case number 2290 issued by HON. FABIO T ALBAO JR., Acting Presiding Judge, RTC, 10th Judicial Region, Branch 32, (Dinagat Islands), Surigao City dated February 24, 2021 with recommended bail bond of Twenty Four Thousand Pesos (Php 24,000.00) for his temporary liberty.
Arrested accused was informed of his constitutional rights as stated in Miranda Doctrine and Anti-Torture Law and was brought to Tubajon MPS for documentation and proper disposition.
“Dinagat Islands cops stay strong, solid, and vow to continue to work hand in hand with the community for the attainment of law and order in the province of Dinagat Islands,” PCOL MALLARI said.
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Acting Provincial Director
April 7, 2021
13 persons fall in PNP Dinagat Islands over illegal cockfighting
DIPPO, Barangay Wilson, San Jose, Dinagat Islands—– For the period April 4, 2021 to April 6, 2021 the unified efforts of Dinagat Islands Police Provincial Office yielded the arrest of 13 suspects during the conduct of Anti-Illegal Gambling Operation in the different municipalities of this Province.
Operatives confiscated during police operation were six fighting roosters, six gaffs, and Php 1,940 bet money. Those arrested will be charged for violating PD 1602.
PCOL MALLARI attributed the success of Police Operations to the operatives involved in these remarkable accomplishments. The aggressive campaign against illegal gambling is in line with the directive of the Chief, Philippine National Police, POLICE GENERAL DEBOLD M. SINAS, and PRO13 Regional Director PBGEN ROMEO M CARAMAT, JR to sustain efforts against criminality in the country to ensure the safety of the people.
“DIPPO would like to thank the community for the support in our campaign against illegal gambling”, PCOL MALLARI emphasized.
April 6, 2021
18 Illegal gamblers fall in separate Opns
DIPPO, Barangay Wilson, San Jose, Dinagat Islands—– For the period April 1, 2021 to April 4, 2021 the unified efforts of Dinagat Islands Police Provincial Office yielded the arrest of 18 suspects for Illegal Gambling Operation in the different municipalities of this Province with four suspects being subjected to hot pursuit operation.
PCOL MALLARI commended the operating units and troops involved in these notable accomplishments. This is a clear proof of Dinagat Islands PNP’s commitment and intensified campaign against criminality. The aggressive campaign against illegal gambling is in line with the directive of the Chief, Philippine National Police, POLICE GENERAL DEBOLD M. SINAS, and PRO13 Regional Director PBGEN ROMEO M CARAMAT, JR to sustain efforts against criminality in the country to ensure the safety of the people.
“These accomplishments are attributed to the commitment of Dinagat Islands PNP to serve and protect the people with the active support of the stakeholders and the community” PCOL MALLARI.
March 29, 2021
450 Dinagatnons benefited from the “Pulis Natin Caravan” in Dinagat Islands
DIPPO, Barangay Wilson, San Jose, Dinagat Islands—– A total of 450 Dinagatnons benefited from the Nationwide Simultaneous Expanded Caravan (NSEC) of the Philippine National Police this day, March 29, 2021.
On March 29, 2021 the PNP personnel from the Seven Municipal Police Stations and Dinagat Islands Provincial Mobile Force Platoon provided basic government services to the community as part of the Nationwide Simultaneous Expanded Caravan (NSEC) or “Pulis Natin Caravan” of the PNP in coordination with the Local Government Units, socio-civic organizations and other concerned stakeholders. The following are the activities conducted by this province during the caravan: Giving of “Wakasan” leaflets; Feeding; Blood Pressure Checking; Medical Consultation; Giving of Vitamins to the Elderly; Distribution of Hygiene Kit; Free Haircut; Film Showing; Police Clearance Service; and Basic Self Defense for Women.
Highlighted during the NSEC is the Turn-over of the Newly Constructed Comfort Room to Mrs. Jaffer Luck G. Tijor of Sitio Cabungbungan, Brgy. Poblacion, Cagdianao, Dinagat Islands as the recipient which is also part of “Project C.R.”, one of the emerging best practices of the Dinagat Islands Police Provincial Office that aims to rebuild harmonious relationship with the community and gain their support and cooperation in crime prevention and crime solution.
The caravan aims to bring the PNP’s frontline services at the very door steps of the community and strengthen the police-community partnership to enhance crime prevention and public safety.
“This activity provides frontline services to maintain the cooperation, trust, respect and confidence of the community to the PNP, “added Police Colonel Mallari.
March 25, 2021
Arrest of Wanted Person for Violation of RA 9262
DIPPO, Barangay Wilson, San Jose, Dinagat Islands—– The continued manhunt operation of Dinagat Islands Police resulted in the arrest of a person of the municipality of Tubajon, Dinagat Islands on March 25, 2021.
Police Colonel Germano P Mallari, Acting Provincial Director identified the arrested person as Ranel Peras Languido, 46 years old, farmer and a resident of P-4, Brgy. Mabini, Tubajon, Dinagat Islands.
The accused was arrested by personnel of Tubajon Municipal Police Station by virtue of Warrant of Arrest issued and signed by HON FABIO T ALBAO, JR, Acting Presiding Judge, RTC, 10th Judicial Region, Branch 32 (Dinagat Islands), Surigao City dated March 24, 2021 for Violation of RA No. 9262, “Otherwise known as the Anti-Violence Against Women and their Children Act of 2004” with Criminal Case No. 2312. The case has a recommended bail bond of Php. 24,000.00 for his provisional liberty.
“We would like to thank the community for the information provided to our operatives that led to the successful arrest of the said wanted person”, PCOL Mallari said.
March 25, 2021
Arrest of Wanted Person for Violation of RA 9262
DIPPO, Barangay Wilson, San Jose, Dinagat Islands—– The continued manhunt operation of Dinagat Islands Police resulted in the arrest of a person of the municipality of Tubajon, Dinagat Islands on March 25, 2021.
Police Colonel Germano P Mallari, Acting Provincial Director identified the arrested person as Ranel Peras Languido, 46 years old, farmer and a resident of P-4, Brgy. Mabini, Tubajon, Dinagat Islands.
The accused was arrested by personnel of Tubajon Municipal Police Station by virtue of Warrant of Arrest issued and signed by HON FABIO T ALBAO, JR, Acting Presiding Judge, RTC, 10th Judicial Region, Branch 32 (Dinagat Islands), Surigao City dated March 24, 2021 for Violation of RA No. 9262, “Otherwise known as the Anti-Violence Against Women and their Children Act of 2004” with Criminal Case No. 2312. The case has a recommended bail bond of Php. 24,000.00 for his provisional liberty.
“We would like to thank the community for the information provided to our operatives that led to the successful arrest of the said wanted person”, PCOL Mallari said.
March 25, 2021
Arrest of Wanted Person for Violation of RA 9262
DIPPO, Barangay Wilson, San Jose, Dinagat Islands—– The continued manhunt operation of Dinagat Islands Police resulted in the arrest of a person of the municipality of Tubajon, Dinagat Islands on March 25, 2021.
Police Colonel Germano P Mallari, Acting Provincial Director identified the arrested person as Ranel Peras Languido, 46 years old, farmer and a resident of P-4, Brgy. Mabini, Tubajon, Dinagat Islands.
The accused was arrested by personnel of Tubajon Municipal Police Station by virtue of Warrant of Arrest issued and signed by HON FABIO T ALBAO, JR, Acting Presiding Judge, RTC, 10th Judicial Region, Branch 32 (Dinagat Islands), Surigao City dated March 24, 2021 for Violation of RA No. 9262, “Otherwise known as the Anti-Violence Against Women and their Children Act of 2004” with Criminal Case No. 2312. The case has a recommended bail bond of Php. 24,000.00 for his provisional liberty.
“We would like to thank the community for the information provided to our operatives that led to the successful arrest of the said wanted person”, PCOL Mallari said.
March 23, 2021
Wanted Person fall in joint Manhunt Operation
DIPPO, Barangay Wilson, San Jose, Dinagat Islands—–The continued manhunt operations of Dinagat Islands Police resulted in the arrest of wanted person of the municipality of Basilisa, Dinagat Islands on March 21, 2021.
A joint elements of Dinagat Islands Provincial Mobile Force Platoon led by PMAJ FLORENCE D MURAO, OIC, and San Jose Municipal Police Station under the supervision of PMAJ LLOYD J MERCADO, COP, conducted Manhunt Charlie operation in Purok-7, Barangay Geotina, Basilisa, Dinagat Islands that resulted in the arrest of Ronnie Pacilan Salcedo, 31 years old for Violation of Municipal Ordinance (Illegal Fishing).
The operation was conducted under Criminal Case Number 1176 which was issued by 1st MCTC, San Jose-Basilisa-Cagdianao-Dinagat dated March 19, 2021 with recommended bail bond of Php. 2,000.00 each for their temporary liberty.
The arrested wanted person was informed of his constitutional rights as stated in Miranda Doctrine and Anti-Torture Law and was brought to San Jose MPS for documentation and proper disposition.
“These accomplishment are part of DIPPO’s intensified and continuing campaign against wanted person with the active support of the community”, PCOL MALLARI said.
March 23, 2021
Basilisa PNP intensified campaign against Wanted Persons yielded 3 individuals
DIPPO, Barangay Wilson, San Jose, Dinagat Islands—–The municipality of Basilisa’s wanted persons charged for Violation of Municipal Ordinance Nr. 04 series of 2002 otherwise known as “PROHIBITING THE USE OF COMPRESSOR AS BREATHING APPARATUS IN ALL FISHING ACTIVITIES IN THE MUNICIPAL WATERS OF BASILISA” were arrested by police operatives based on a warrant of arrest conducted at Purok-3, Barangay San Juan, San Jose, Dinagat Islands on March 19, 2021.
According to Police Colonel Germano P Mallari, DIPPO Acting Provincial Director, Roche Delima Carcellar, 31 years old; Fredo Nillas Verana, 53 years old; and Agriculo Jabonilla Daguplo, Jr., 41 years old, all fishermen were apprehended by operatives of Basilisa Municipal Police Station (BMPS) around 3:50 in the afternoon.
The warrant of arrest was issued by 1st MCTC, San Jose-Basilisa-Cagdianao-Dinagat dated March 19, 2021 with recommended bail bond of Php. 2,000.00 each for their temporary liberty.
The arrested wanted persons were informed of their constitutional rights as stated in Miranda Doctrine and Anti-Torture Law and were brought to Basilisa MPS for documentation and proper disposition.
“DIPPO will continue to track most wanted persons in the province put them behind bars”, PCOL MALLARI said.
March 23, 2021
3 Wanted Persons Fall in Basilisa
DIPPO, Barangay Wilson, San Jose, Dinagat Islands—–The continued Manhunt Charlie operations of Basilisa Municipal Police Station resulted in the arrest of three wanted persons in the municipality of Basilisa, Dinagat Islands on March 21, 2021.
A manhunt charlie operation was conducted by PNP personnel of Basilisa Municipal Police station that resulted in the arrests of Jemmy Cogay Abella, 58 years old; Roldan Polleros Abella, 32 years old; and Moises Llebe Dela Calzada, 60 years old, all fishermen and were residents of Purok-3, Barangay San Juan, San Jose, Dinagat Islands
The operation was conducted by virtue of Warrant of Arrest for Violation of Municipal Ordinance (Illegal Fishing) under Criminal Case Number 1175 which was issued by 1st MCTC, San Jose-Basilisa-Cagdianao-Dinagat on March 19, 2021 with recommended bailbond of Two Thousand Pesos (Php2,000.00) each for their temporary liberty.
The arrested accused were informed of their constitutional rights as stated in Miranda Doctrine and Anti-Torture Law and were brought to Basilisa MPS for documentation and proper disposition.
“These Anti-Illegal Fishing operations is part of our mandate to protect and preserve the marine and aquatic resources of this province”, PCOL MALLARI said.
March 18, 2021
2 Individuals Arrested for Illegal Fishing in Basilisa, Dinagat Islands
DIPPO, Barangay Wilson, San Jose, Dinagat Islands—— The persistent anti-illegal fishing operations of Basilisa personnel resulted in the arrest of two violators and confiscation of illegal fishing paraphernalia in the sea waters particulary of Brgy. Melgar, Basilisa, Dinagat Islands with a grid coordinate of 10 1’ 50” north and 125 29’ 31” east this day at about 2:40AM March 18, 2021.
The police personnel of Basilisa Municipal Police Station conducted seaborne patrol operation that resulted in the arrest of two suspects in the act of illegal fishing with the use of improvised spear gun and breathing apparatus locally known as “BOSO”, a violation of Municipal Ordinance No. 04 series of 2002.
Confiscated items from their possessions were 1-unit motorboat; 1 set improvised breathing apparatus; 1-piece compressor; 50 meters’ length hose; 1-piece spear gun; 1 pair improvised flipper; 1piece submersible flashlight; and 6 kilos assorted fish with a total estimated market value of Php 3,000.00
PCOL MALLARI said, “These accomplishments are part of DIPPO’s intensified and continuing campaign against illegal fishing.”
March 18, 2021
Arrest of Wanted Person for the Crime of Theft
DIPPO, Barangay Wilson, San Jose, Dinagat Islands—— A joint manhunt Charlie operation of Basilisa Municipal Police Station and Malimono MPS, Surigao del Norte Police Provincial Office was conducted on March 18, 2021 at 11:00AM in Barangay Pili Putod, Malimono, Surigao del Norte that resulted in the arrest of Mario Laurencia Salva Jr, 35 years old, male, married, fisherman, and a native of Purok-7, Barangay Ferdinand, Basilisa, Dinagat Islands.
Arrested accused was apprehended by virtue of Warrant of Arrest for the crime of Theft under Criminal Case Number 937 signed by HON. LEONORA EDERA, Presiding Judge, 6th MCTC, Dinagat, Surigao del Norte dated September 2, 2007 with recommended bail bond of Six Thousand Pesos (Php6,000.00) for his temporary liberty.
Accused was informed of his constitutional rights as stated in the Miranda Doctrine and Anti-Torture Law and now under the custody of Malimono MPS, SDNPPO for proper disposition.
PCOL MALLARI said, “The PNP Dinagat Islands in coordination with the other law enforcement units intensified its efforts against wanted persons within and outside Dinagat Islands”.
March 17, 2021
Wanted for Rape captured in Cagdianao
DIPPO, Barangay Wilson, San Jose, Dinagat Islands—– The top 5 most wanted person of Cagdianao Municipal Police Station, Dinagat Islands who were charged for rape, was arrested on March 16, 2020 at about 6:45PM.
Police Colonel Germano P Mallari, Acting Provincial Director identified the suspect as Percy Helario Escaner A.K.A. Porsit Escaner, 56 years old, single, and resident of Barangay Legaspi, Cagdianao, Dinagat Islands for the crime of Rape.
Said accused was ranked as Top 5 Most Wanted Person E-MPO Target of Cagdianao MPS for the crime of Rape under Criminal Case No. 1209 issued by Evangeline Yuipco Bayana- Executive Judge, 10th Judicial Region, RTC Branch 32, Surigao City dated April 30, 2010 with no bail recommended.
“DIPPO will continue its efforts against criminals being sought by the law to give justice to the victims and to ensure the safety and security of all the Dinagatnons,” PCOL MALLARI said.
March 17, 2021
3 Individuals Arrested for Illegal Fishing in Cagdianao, Dinagat Islands
DIPPO, Barangay Wilson, San Jose, Dinagat Islands—— The persistent anti-illegal fishing operations of Cagdianao personnel resulted in the arrest of three violators and confiscation of illegal fishing paraphernalia in the sea waters of Brgy. Del Pilar, Cagdianao, Dinagat Islands this day at about 3:30AM March 17, 2021.
The police personnel of Cagdianao Municipal Police Station conducted seaborne patrol that resulted in the arrest of a three suspects while engaging in illegal fishing activity locally known as “BOSO”, a violation of Municipal Ordinance No.17-104 “Otherwise known as An Ordinance Prohibit in the so called BOSO and the like within the jurisdiction of the Municipality of Cagdianao Province of Dinagat Islands”.
Confiscated also from their possessions were 1 piece pupmboat; 1-piece engine; 1-piece compressor; 3 pieces’ spear guns; 2 pieces google masks; 2 pieces’ hoses; 2 pieces’ flippers; and 25 kilos assorted catched fish with a total estimated of Php 82,300.00.
PCOL MALLARI said, “These anti- illegal fishing operations aims to protect and preserve our marine resources in the Province of Dinagat Islands.”
March 16, 2021
Wanted Person falls in Tubajon
DIPPO, Barangay Wilson, San Jose, Dinagat Islands—– The continued manhunt operations of Dinagat Islands Police resulted in the arrest of an individual in the municipality of Tubajon on March 15, 2021 at 5:45 PM.
A joint manhunt operation was conducted by PNP personnel of Provincial Intelligence Unit of Dinagat Islands Police Provincial Office together with Tubajon Municipal Police Station and Dinagat Islands Provincial Mobile Force Platoon in Purok 1, Brgy. Emilda, Tubajon, Dinagat Island that resulted in the arrest of Sixto Cabalhin Ebale, 57 years old, fisherman and a resident of Purok 2, Brgy. Emilda, Tubajon, Dinagat Islands.
The operation was conducted by virtue of warrant of arrest for violation of PD 705,”Otherwise Known As The Forestry Reform Code Of The Philippines” under criminal case no. 2289, issued by Hon. Fabio T. Albao Jr., Acting Presiding Judge, RTC, 10th Judicial Region, Branch 32, Surigao City, SDN dated February 24, 2021 with recommended bailbond of Php 24,000.00 for his temporary liberty.
Arrested suspects was duly apprised of his Constitutional Rights as stated in Miranda Doctrine and Anti-Torture Law to the dialect known to him and was subsequently brought to Tubajon MPS for proper disposition.
“Dinagat Islands cops stays strong and solid, and vows to continue to work hand in hand for the attainment of law and order in the province of Dinagat Islands,” PCOL MALLARI emphasized.
March 15, 2021
Top 2 Most Wanted Person fall in joint Manhunt Operation
DIPPO, Barangay Wilson, San Jose, Dinagat Islands—– The continued manhunt operations of Dinagat Islands Police resulted in the arrest of top 2 most wanted person of the municipality of Tubajon, Dinagat Islands on March 15, 2021 at 1:30PM.
A joint manhunt operation conducted by PNP personnel of Tubajon MPS led by PLT JOSE B CONALES, JR, OIC, together with Provincial Intelligence Unit (PIU) personnel and DIPMFP personnel led by PMAJ FLORENCE D MURAO, OIC,DIPMFP, that resulted in the arrest of Freddy Martinez Serna, 43 years old, and a resident of 1469 Sampaloc St., Camarin, Caloocan City and formerly residing at P-3, Brgy. Malinao, Tubajon, Dinagat Islands.
The operation was conducted by virtue of Warrant of Arrest with Criminal Case No. 1582 for Frustrated Murder issued and signed by HON. DAN R. CALDERON, Acting Presiding Judge, RTC, 10th Judicial Region, Branch 32, (Dinagat Islands) Surigao City dated August 24, 2015 with recommended bailbond of Two Hundred Thousand Pesos (Php200,000.00) for his temporary liberty.
The said arrested person is the Top 2 Most Wanted Person E-MPO Target of Tubajon MPS.
Arrested accused was informed of his constitutional rights as stated in Miranda Doctrine and Anti-Torture Law and was brought to Tubajon MPS for documentation and proper disposition.
Police Colonel Mallari said that “May our relentless anti-crime operations send a message to all outlaws that Dinagat Islands is not a refuge for criminals, as we will continue to hunt them down and will put them in prison”.
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March 15, 2021
Basilisa cops campaign against Illegal Gambling nets 4 suspects
DIPPO, Barangay Wilson, San Jose, Dinagat Islands—– The conduct of joint anti- gambling operation of Basilisa Municipal Police Station, personnel from Provincial Intelligence Unit (PIU) and personnel from Dinagat Islands Provincial Mobile Force Platoon (DIPMFP) resulted in the successful arrest of seven suspects that transpired in Purok-5, Barangay Doña Helene, Basilisa, Dinagat Islands on March 14, 2021 at about 5:30PM.
PCOL Mallari disclosed that the four suspects ages 18-57 years old, two were residents of Brgy. Doña Helene Basilisa; one from Brgy. Tag-abaca, Basilisa; one from Brgy. Mahayahay, San Jose; and one resident of Barangay Ferdinand, Basilisa, who were able to elude arrest and now subject for pursuit operation.
The operatives confiscated one live fighting cock; one dead fighting cock; three Gaff with scabbard; One 50 Peso bill (bet money) and Five 100 Peso bills (bet money) from the arrested suspects.
Arrested suspects were duly apprised of their Constitutional Rights as stated in Miranda Doctrine and Anti-Torture Law to the dialect known to them and were subsequently brought to Basilisa MPS along with the confiscated pieces of evidence for documentation and proper disposition.
“DIPPO remains steadfast in its campaign against illegal gambling with the active support of the community,” PCOL MALLARI emphasized.
March 15, 2021
Intensified campaign against Illegal Gambling in Dinagat yields 4 suspects
DIPPO, Barangay Wilson, San Jose, Dinagat Islands—– Dinagat Municipal Police Station’s intensified campaign against Illegal Gambling resulted in the successful arrest of 4 suspects after receiving a cellular phone call from a concern citizen that illegal cockfighting “Tukis-Tukis” activity was happening in Purok-3, Barangay Magsaysay, Dinagat, Dinagat Islands on March 14, 2021 at about 2:00PM.
PCOL Mallari disclosed that the four suspects ages 39-43 years old, 2 were vendors from Barangay Poblacion, San Jose, Dinagat Islands; and the other 2 were construction workers from Barangay Mahayahay, San Jose, Dinagat Islands. However, three other suspects from Brgy. Wadas, Dinagat, Dinagat Islands managed to escape and now subject for pursuit operation.
The operatives confiscated three live fighting cocks, four gaffs and eight one hundred peso bills (bet money) from the suspects.
Arrested suspects were duly apprised of their Constitutional Rights as stated in the Miranda Doctrine and Anti-Torture Law to the dialect known to them and were subsequently brought to Dinagat MPS along with the confiscated pieces of evidence for documentation and proper disposition.
“These accomplishments are part of DIPPO’s intensified and continuing campaign against illegal gambling with the active support of the community”, PCOL MALLARI said.
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PRESS RELEASE
26 February 2021
Suspect captured, loose firearm and other improvised FA replica seized in Libjo LIBJO MPS, Barangay Albor, Libjo, Dinagat Islands
Libjo Municipal Police Station (MPS) operatives apprehended an individual for Violation of RA 10591 during the launching of the one-day Simultaneous Anti-Criminality and Law Enforcement Operations (SACLEO) on Friday which aims to go after loose firearms and private armed groups.
On February 26, 2021 at about 8:30AM, in Purok 14, Sitio Melody, Brgy San Antonio, Libjo, Dinagat Islands, personnel of Libjo MPS led by Police Lieutenant ROLAN R PEDARSE, Officer In-Charge, conducted implementation of Search Warrant No. 2021-003 for Violation of R.A 10591, otherwise known as the “Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act,” issued by the 2nd MCTC, Loreto-Tubajon-Libjo, 10th Judicial Region, Province of Dinagat Islands, that resulted in the seizure of physical evidence and arrest of one suspect. Among the physical evidence seized were a) one unit calibre 38 revolver; b) five live ammos of cal.38, c) one unit improvised handgun, and d) one unit “sumpak,” that were recovered particularly at the suspect’s bedroom.
The orderly search was made and immediately followed by proper documentation processed thereat in the presence of the suspect himself and his family, together with Hon. Enalyn E. Malbacias and Hon. Myrna B. Lisondra both Barangay Officials of San Antonio, Libjo, Dinagat Islands.
The arresting officers properly informed the suspect of his Constitutional Rights as provided by Law and brought to this station including the confiscated physical evidence for proper documentation and disposition for filing the appropriate charges against him.
PNP Chief POLICE GENERAL DEBOLD M SINAS had ordered earlier the police regional offices nationwide to intensify operations against loose firearms. Based on the provision of RA No. 10591, loose firearm refers to an unregistered firearm, an obliterated or altered firearm, firearm which has been lost or stolen, illegally manufactured firearms.
“The PNP Libjo is steadfast in the pursuit of law violators and relentless implementation of anti-criminality campaign, with utmost respect to human rights, towards the attainment of Libjo MPS Vision, making Libjo a safer place to live, work, and do business with the active support of the community,” PLT PEDARSE said.
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Aggressive campaign against loose firearms nets 1 suspect, 2 firearms in Libjo
DIPPO, Barangay Wilson, San Jose, Dinagat Islands—– Libjo Municipal Police Station’s intensified campaign against loose firearms resulted in the successful arrest of a suspect and confiscation of a firearm during the implementation of search warrant in Purok-12, Sitio Melody, Brgy, San Antonio, Libjo, Dinagat Islands on February 26, 2021.
Police Colonel Mallari said that loose firearm refers to an unregistered firearm, an obliterated or altered firearm, a firearm which has been lost or stolen, illegally manufactured firearms, registered firearms in the possession of an individual other than the licensee, and those with revoked licenses in accordance with the rules and regulations.
The operatives confiscated one unit .38 caliber revolver without serial number; five pieces live ammunition of caliber .38; one unit improvised handgun; and one unit “sumpak” from the arrested suspect.
The search was made by virtue of Search Warrant under SW No. 2021-003 for Violation of RA 10591 for Illegal Possession of Firearm and Ammunition issued by 2nd MCTC, Loreto-Libjo-Tubajon, 10th Judicial Region, Loreto, Dinagat Islands.
“DIPPO will continue its aggressive campaign against loose firearms in the Province of Dinagat Islands,” Police Colonel Mallari said.
PNP San Jose tightens campaign against Illegal Possession of Firearms; 2 guns seized
DIPPO, Barangay Wilson, San Jose, Dinagat Islands—– San Jose Municipal Police Station’s intensified campaign against loose firearms resulted in the successful arrest of two suspects and confiscation of two firearms during the implementation of search warrants in Barangay Sta. Cruz and Barangay Mahayahay in San Jose, on February 26, 2021.
At about 4:00AM, the operatives from San Jose Municipal Police Station, Provincial Intelligence Unit and Dinagat Islands Provincial Mobile Force Platoon confiscated one unit .38 revolver Smith and Wesson without serial number; five rounds live ammunition for Caliber.38; and five Fire Case Cartridges (FCC) for Caliber 5.56 from the arrested suspect at Purok-2, Barangay Sta. Cruz, San Jose, Dinagat Islands.
On the same day at about 5:35AM, personnel of San Jose MPS seized one Black Widow revolver with markings North American Arms bearing serial number 21384; and eight pieces of live ammunition for caliber .9mm. from the arrested suspect at Purok-4, Barangay Mahayahay, San Jose, Dinagat Islands.
The operations were conducted by virtue of Search Warrant No. 2021-003 and Search Warrant No. 2021-004 for Violation of RA 10591 for Illegal Possession of Firearm and Ammunition issued by 1st MCTC, San Jose-Dinagat-Basilisa-Cagdianao of Dinagat Islands.
“We will ensure that these loose firearms will not be used for violence and other crimes,” Police Colonel Mallari said.
8 Loose Firearms Rounded-up during 1-day of Focused Police Operations, 1 Firearm Turned-over
DIPPO, Barangay Wilson, San Jose, Dinagat Islands—– The intensified campaign of Dinagat Islands Police Provincial Office against Illegal Possession of Firearms and Ammunitions resulted in the successful arrest of 8 suspects and confiscation of eight loose firearms and one turned-over firearm during the One-day Simultaneous Anti-Criminality Law Enforcement Operation (SACLEO) against Loose Firearms in the whole province of Dinagat Islands on February 26, 2021.
Police operatives in the province arrested eight persons and confiscated eight firearms during the simultaneous operations.
Further, one unit loose firearm was turned-over to Basilisa Municipal Police Station in Barangay Tag-abaca, Basilisa, Dinagat Islands.
The seized guns include six .38 Caliber Revolver; one Black Widow Revolver and one Caliber .45 Pistol.
“We are calling all private individuals who have unlicensed firearms or with expired firearm license to surrender their firearms to the nearest police stations,” Police Colonel Mallari said.
PNP Tubajon intensifies campaign against Illegal Possession of Firearms yielded 2 suspects, 2 guns seized
DIPPO, Barangay Wilson, San Jose, Dinagat Islands—– A total of two suspects were arrested and two firearms were confiscated during the implementation of search warrants in Barangay Mabini, Tubajon on February 26, 2021.
At about 5:30AM, the operatives from Tubajon Municipal Police Station, Provincial Intelligence Unit and Dinagat Islands Provincial Mobile Force Platoon confiscated one (1) unit .38 Caliber Revolver Smith and Wesson without serial number from the suspect at P-7, Sitio Danapa, Brgy, Mabini, Tubajon Dinagat Islands.
On the same day at about 5:50AM, personnel of Tubajon MPS seized one unit.38 caliber revolver without serial number; and three pieces live ammunition of .38 caliber revolver from another arrested suspect at P-4, Brgy, Mabini, Tubajon Dinagat Islands.
The operations were conducted by virtue of Search Warrants No. 2021-002 and SW No. 2021-004 for Violation of RA 10591 for Illegal Possession of Firearm and Ammunition both of 2nd MCTC (Loreto-Libjo-Tubajon), 10th Judicial Region, Province of Dinagat Islands.
“We are serious in our campaign against loose firearms in Dinagat Islands,” Police Colonel Mallari said.
Intensified campaign against Illegal Possession of Firearms nets 1 suspect, 1 firearm in Loreto
DIPPO, Barangay Wilson, San Jose, Dinagat Islands—– Loreto Municipal Police Station’s intensified campaign against loose firearms resulted in the successful arrest of a suspect and confiscation of a firearm during the implementation of search warrant in Purok-1, Binaliw, Barangay San Juan, Loreto, Dinagat Islands on February 26, 2021.
The operatives confiscated 1 unit .38 revolver Smith & Wesson w/o Serial Number with brown handgrip marked with AKR-1; and 4pcs live ammunitions for caliber .38 marked with AKR-2.from the arrested suspect.
The search was made by virtue of Search Warrant No. 2021-001 for Violation of RA 10591 for Illegal Possession of Firearm and Ammunition issued by 2nd MCTC, Loreto-Libjo-Tubajon, 10th Judicial Region, Loreto, Dinagat Islands.
“DIPPO will continue its aggressive campaign against loose firearms in the Province of Dinagat Islands,” Police Colonel Mallari said.
Intensified Campaign against Illegal Possession of Firearms yields 1 Suspect, 1 Firearm in Dinagat
DIPPO, Barangay Wilson, San Jose, Dinagat Islands—– The intensified campaign of Dinagat Islands Police Provincial Office against Illegal Possession of Firearms and Ammunitions resulted in the successful arrest of a suspect and confiscation of one firearm during police operation in Barangay Wadas, Dinagat at around 5:20AM on February 26, 2021.
The operatives confiscated one Cal.45 Pistol (Norinco) with serial no.1001599; one Magazine of cal.45; five Ammunition of Cal. 45; and one Black Leather Sling Bag from the arrested suspect.
The operation was conducted by virtue of Search Warrant Number 2021-005 issued by the 1st MCTC, San Jose-Dinagat-Basilisa-Cagdianao of Dinagat Islands for violation of R.A. No. 10591 (Comprehensive Law on Firearms and Ammunition).
“Our effort on the campaign against loose firearms will continue as it may be used as instruments of violence and oppression,” Police Colonel Mallari said.
February 24, 2021
PNP Dinagat’s Intensified Campaign against Illegal Gambling Nets 5 Suspects, 1 Firearm
DIPPO, Barangay Wilson, San Jose, Dinagat Islands—– The intensified campaign of Dinagat Islands Police Provincial Office against Illegal Cockfighting resulted in the successful arrest of five suspects and confiscation of one firearms during a joint Anti-Illegal Gambling Operation in Barangay Wadas, Dinagat around 2:30PM last February 21.
The operatives confiscated 24 live roosters, eight dead roosters, one rooster with attached gaff, tally sheet, 9, 600.00 cash money, and one unit cal. 45 Elite Shooter Pistol with expired LTOPF and 14 live ammunition of .45 caliber pistol with two magazine from Losio Salmafones.
“The intensified drive against Illegal Gambling is in line with the directives of POLICE GENERAL DEBOLD M. SINAS, Chief of the Philippine National Police and President Rodrigo Duterte who issued Executive Order No. 13 directing the PNP and other law enforcement agencies to intensify the campaign on illegal gambling,” Police Colonel Mallari said.
The five arrested persons will be facing a charge for violation of Republic Act Number 10591 or the Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act, Violation of RA 11332 and PD 449.