EV Cops arrested 3 MWPs and 70 others, 13 Drug Personalities and 23 Illegal Fishers

EV Cops arrested 3 MWPs and 70 others, 13 Drug Personalities and 23 Illegal Fishers

 

Camp Kangleon, Palo, Leyte- 3 Most Wanted Persons and 70 others, 13 Drug Personalities and 23 Illegal Fishers were arrested by Eastern Visayas cops on March 25-29, 2019, under the active leadership of Eastern Visayas Police Director, PBGEN DIONARDO BERNARDO CARLOS.

Police authorities in Eastern Samar Police Provincial Office (ESPPO) arrested Gerardo Balmaceda, Rank 1 MWP for the crime of Murder in Taft, Eastern Samar. Also, ESPPO arrested 4 other wanted persons with 2 counts for Violation of PD 1602, and single count each for cases of Malicious Mischief and Violation of Art. 26 of the Revised Penal Code. 1 illegal fisher was also arrested and confiscated from his possession were 1 unit of motorized fishing boat, 1 set fine mesh net, and 1 kilo of assorted fish with over-all total worth of P 25,200.00.

Samar Police Provincial Office (SPPO) arrested Jose Bernales, Rank 8 MWP for the crime of Murder. 11 other wanted persons were also arrested with 5 counts for Murder, and single count each for cases of Direct Assault, Rape, Rape thru Sexual Assault, Slight Physical Injury, and Violations of RA 7610 and RA 9262. 4 drug personalities were also nabbed by the elements of SPPO. Confiscated items were 29 heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets of “shabu”, 2 units of cellphone, 1 pc. rolled aluminum foil, 1 pc. sling bag, 1 pc. coin purse, 1 pc. improvised paper container, 1 pc. brown wallet, 1 pc. sling bag, 1 pc. pouch, 1 pc. 1000 peso bill, 2 pcs. 500 peso bill and cash money amounting to P 28,649 in different denominations. Moreover, 7 illegal fishers were also arrested. Confiscated from their possession were 7 units of fishing boats, 7 sets of fine mesh nets, assorted fish and other marine products with over-all total worth of P 319,750.

Leyte Police Provincial Office (LPPO) nabbed 27 other wanted persons with 10 counts for Viol. of PD 1602, 3 counts of Estafa, 2 counts for Reckless Imprudence resulting to Homicide and Violations of RA 7610 and BP Blg. 6 and single count each for cases of Maltreatment, Illegal Possession of Firearms, Robbery, Frustrated Homicide and Attempted Homicide. 2 drug personalities were also nabbed by LPPO and confiscated from the suspects were 7 heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets of “shabu” and 2 pcs. 500 peso bill. 6 illegal fishers were also arrested, confiscated from their possession were 6 units of fishing boats, 3 sets of fine mesh net and about 8 kilos of assorted fish with over-all total  worth of P 67,300.

Southern Leyte Provincial Office (SLPPO) recorded the arrest of 12 other wanted persons with 3 counts for Viol. Of PD 1602, 2 counts for Viol. Of PD 705, and single count each for cases of Estafa, Concubinage and Violations of SSS Act of 1997, RA 9175, RA 8550, RA 10654 and  RA 9262. SLPPO police operatives also arrested 9 illegal fishers, confiscated from them were 5 units of fishing boats, 3 sets of fine mesh net, 13.5 kilos of assorted fish and fishing paraphernalia with a total worth of P 46,035.00.

Tacloban City Police Office (TCPO) arrested 5 wanted persons with 2 counts of Homicide and single count each for Robbery with Force upon Things, Frustrated Robbery with Physical Injury, Violations of PD 1602 and RA 9262. TCPO also arrested 6 drug personalities and confiscated from the suspects were 7 heat-sealed plastic sachets of “shabu”, 1 pc. gray pouch, 1 pc. blue lighter, 1 pc. improvised tin foil and 2 pcs. 500 peso bill.

Northern Samar Police Provincial Office (NSPPO) arrested Johnny Mora Rank 2 MWP for the crime of Rape. NSPPO also nabbed 6 wanted persons with 2 counts of Qualified Theft and single count each for cases of Murder, Less Serious Physical Injury and Violations of PD 1602 and PD 705.

Biliran Police Provincial Office (BPPO) arrested 4 other wanted persons with 2 counts for Viol. of PD 1602, and single count for Slight Physical Injury and Viol. of PD 705. Lastly, Ormoc City Police Provincial Office (BPPO) arrested 1 wanted person for Viol. of RA 7610 and 1 drug personality, confiscated from the suspect were 2 heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets of “shabu”, 1 pc. hand held radio and 2 pcs. 500 peso bill.

“The arrest of these lawless people is a major breakthrough in our law enforcement operations due to our collective efforts in PRO8. Of course with the active support of the community, we will bring out peace and security in EV under my watch”, Carlos stated.

For more information, feel free to contact us through the following contact numbers and social media accounts; Regional Public Information Office (RPIO) 09551369334; Regional Police Community Relations Division (RPCRD) 09178918130; and Twitter: @Pro8Pcrd or Facebook Account: Pulis Rehiyon VIII; Facebook Page: Police Regional Office 8.

 

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