At around 12:05 in the afternoon of January 11, 2017, elements of Sta Magdalena MPS responded and conducted chokepoint along Maharlika highway of Brgy San Bartolome, Sta Magdalena, Sorsogon on the reported transport of illegal logs from Brgy San Bartolome going to Sta Magdalena proper boarded in elf truck bearing plate number XPL 683.
Upon verification, it was found out that the elf truck was loaded with coco lumbers and failed to present any document or permit on the said lumbers. The driver Vincent Dojena, 19 years old, single and a resident of Brgy Yawe, Padre Burgos, Quezon no LTO Driver’s License was arrested and recovered/seized from his possession the above coco lumbers.
Subject person was informed the cause of his arrest and apprised of his constitutional rights in a dialect known to and understood by him and same undergone booking and documentation. Confiscated/seized items were also brought to Sta Magdalena MPS for evidentiary purposes and coordinated with MENRO personnel for the conduct of scaling of said lumbers and proper disposition.