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At Brgy. Cawayan, Bacacay, Albay,on February 19, 2017, at around 3:30 PM, Joel Bechayda y Barota, 35 years old, married, a resident of Purok-1; Arnulfo Pueblo y Barbacena, 38 years old, with live-in-partner, a resident of Purok-6, both in Brgy. Cawayan, Bacacay, Albay; and Nelson Bernal y Barrameda, 64 years old, and a resident of Purok 4, Brgy. Pili-Ilawod, Bacacay, Albay were arrested by the PNP for illegal gambling.

This pertains to the anti-illegal gambling operation conducted by the elements of Bacacay MPS that resulted in the arrest of the suspects while actually engaging in illegal cockfighting activity locally known as “Tupada”. Recovered from their possessions and control were three (3) fighting cocks, one (1) box containing gaffs and bet money amounting to P 200.00.

On February 20, 2017 (Monday), Bacacay MPS filed an Inquest case for Violation of Section 1(a), para 1 of PD 1602 against the suspects before the Office of the Provincial Prosecutor of Albay, Legazpi City, duly subscribed by Prosecutor Rosalito N Cimanes docketed under NPS No. V-08-INQ-17B-00021 with recommended bail fixed at Php10,000.00 each.

Subsequently, the inquest prosecutor filed an Information against the suspects before the MCTC Bacacay-Malilipot, Bacacay, Albay, docketed under Criminal Case No. B-3747. Respondents, who posted bail before the court were released from the custody

At Bgy Maolingon, Mandaon, Masbate, 4:00 AM, Sunday, February 19, 2017 three fishermen were nabbed by the PNP for illegal fishing activity:
a. Jasper Elisorio y Ruado (Boat Captain/ Owner) 22 years old, single;
b. Rolando Arizala y Tupas, (Boat Captain/ Owner)52 y/o, married; and
c. Justine Padasna y Ariola (Boat Captain/ Owner) 20 years old.
and all residents of Bgy Lantangan, Mandaon, Masbate.

The Combined elements of Mandaon MPS and LGU-Mandaon conducted seaborne patrol at the seawater of Bgy. Maolingon, Mandaon, Masbate and other adjacent Barangays that led to the apprehension of three (3) fishermen and confiscation of their small fishing boats mentioned above while actually engaged in illegal fishing activity locally known as “trawl”. Recovered from their possession, custody and control were: fine mesh nets, fishing ropes and other fishing paraphernalia.

A case for Violation of RA 10654 was already filed against the suspects docketed under NPS-V-04-INQ-17B-01360 before the Masbate City Prosecutor’s Office, Masbate City.

Thursday, 23 February 2017 10:08

Wanted Person Nabbed For Seven Counts of Rape

At Sitio Siwayan, Bgy Bangon, Aroroy Masbate,at around 1:30 PM, February 19, 2017, Julie Almoradie y Lobetania, 25 years old, single, panner and a resident of Sitio Siwayan, Bgy Bangon, Aroroy, Masbate was nabbed by PNP.

Elements of Aroroy MPS arrested the accused by virtue of warrant of arrest issued by Honorable Teofilo B. Tambago, Presiding Judge of RTC Branch 46, Masbate City for Seven (7) Counts of Rape in Relation to RA 7610 under criminal case nos. 18249 to 18255 with no bail recommended.

Suspect was brought to Aroroy MPS for documentation and will be turn-over to the court of origin.

Thursday, 23 February 2017 10:07

Illegal Gambling in Sagrada, Bula Camarines Sur

On February 19, 2017 (Sunday) at 2:00 PM in Brgy. Sagrada, Bula Cam Sur – The suspects, Jake Pesimo, 46 years old, married;Emman Genio, 31 years old, single, both of Brgy. Sagrada, Bula, Cam Sur;Maximino Parro Jr, 40 years old, married and Samson Del Socorro, 40 years old, married, both of Brgy. San Roque Poblacion, Bula, Cam Sur were apprehended by Elements of Bula MPS the said suspects while taking part and engaged in illegal gambling locally known as “PUSOY”, and confiscated from their possession the following; One (1) pc of 50 peso bills and one (1) set of playing card.

All arrested persons and confiscated evidence are under the custody of said MPS for proper documentation and disposition.

Friday, 17 February 2017 15:27

One Nabbed For Illegal Gambling

On February 14, 2017 at Barangay Domorog, Cataingan, Masbate, Romolo Cortes y Huyo, a 22 years old, single, jobless and resident of Brgy. Bagumbayan, Cataingan, Masbate was apprehended for violation of PD 1602.

The personnel of Cataingan MPS, while conducting visibility patrol were able to apprehend chanced-upon the suspect while in the act of collecting bet money for illegal numbers games locally known as “Lotteng” and confiscated the following items; Four (4) lotteng stubs; and bet cash money amounting P123.00 in different denominations.

A case for Violation of PD 1602 as amended by RA 9287 was already filed against the suspect docketed under NPS No. V-12-INQ-17B-02396 at the Masbate Provincial Prosecutors Office, Masbate City.

Tuesday, 14 February 2017 17:16

Man Arrested for Illegal Possession of Firearm

Michael Miraflores y Laurio, 31 years old, married, laborer, a resident of Barangay Cabitan, Mandaon, Masbate was apprehended by the police operatives in a check-point at National Road, Sitio, Siwayan, Barangay Bangon, Aroroy, for possession of illegal firearm on February 13, 2017 at around 10:00 AM.

Joint elements of Aroroy MPS and MPPSC 1st Maneuver Coy, led by PINSP HERSON U MANEGDEG, DCOP, and PINSP AGAPITO TOLENTINO, Platoon Leader, while conducting checkpoint arrested the suspect for having in his possession, custody, and control of the following pieces of the following items:

1. One (1) unit .45 caliber pistol, COLT Gold Cup, stainless chrome, bearing serial number A13648;
2. One (1) steel magazine loaded with three (3) live ammunition without necessary license or permit to possess the same.

Arrested suspect together with confiscated pieces of evidence were brought to Aroroy MPS for proper disposition.

Tuesday, 14 February 2017 17:15

Campaign Against Illegal Gambling

At Sitio Bungalon, Brgy Divisoria, Cawayan, Masbate, 7:30 PM, Sunday, February 13, 2017, suspect, Edgar Flores y Ancero, 18 years old, single, jobless and resident of Brgy Camayabsan, Placer, Masbate was apprehended by the police operatives for illegal numbered game.

Elements of Cawayan MPS led by PO2 Amor R. Mangubat while in monitoring and surveillance operation on illegal gambling activities chanced upon and arrested the suspect in the act of collecting bet money for illegal numbers game locally known as lotteng.

Recovered from the possession of the suspect, were the following item, to wit:
a. Two (2) lotteng stubs marked “Lotto 1st 2” with bet numbers;
b. Bet cash money amounting three hundred fifty Pesos (Php 350.00) in different denomination; and
c. One (1) piece HBW 2000 black ballpen.

Arrested person and recovered items were brought to Cawayan MPS for proper disposition. Appropriate case is being prepared for filing before the Provincial Prosecutor’s Office.

Tuesday, 14 February 2017 17:14

Arrest of Wanted Person

Baao, Camarines Sur --- Personnel of Baao MPS led by SPO4 Alvin Badong, arrested Balang y Arcilla, 29 years old, single, at his residence in Brgy. Iyagan of this town, at about 1:00 PM of February 13, 2017, by virtue of Warrant of Arrest dated July 14th, 2016 issued by Judge Maria Clarissa L. Pacis-Trinidad of RTC Br. 36, Iriga City for Frustrated Murder with bail recommended to two hundred thousand pesos (Php 200,000.00).

Tuesday, 14 February 2017 17:13

Arrest of Wanted Person

Tigaon, Camarines Sur --- Personnel of Tigaon MPS led by SPO4 Sulpicio DJ Arteta, Deputy Chief of Police, Tigaon MPS arrested Normie Postigo y Ramos, legal age, and a resident of Sitio Marigurong, Brgy. Gubat, at about 9:00 AM of February 13, 2017 at Brgy. Coyaoyao, both of this town, for Violation of R.A. 9262 (Anti-Violation against Woman and Children act) docketed under CC# 2016-4643 dated November 28, 2016, issued by Judge Ma. Angela Acompañado-Arroyo of Branch 58, RTC San Jose, Camarines Sur .

Tuesday, 14 February 2017 17:12

Arrest of Wanted Person

Calabanga, Camarines Sur --- PNP personnel of Calabanga MPS led by SPO1 Marcelo Escaro Francisco Mendoza y Asido, 43 yrs old, married a resident of Zone 7 Bgy. Binanuanan Grande of this town, and was arrested at about 3:50 PM of February 13, 2017 at Bgy. San Pablo of this town, by virtue of Warrant of Arrest issued by Judge Perdo M Redoña of RTC Branch 63, Calabanga, Camarines Sur for Attempted Rape dated February 6, 2017 with recommended bail of Php. 120,000.00

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