EV Cops Nab 17 Most Wanted Persons and 453 other Offenders
Camp Kangleon, Palo, Leyte- 17 most wanted persons and 203 other wanted persons; 30 illegal drug personalities; 146 illegal fishers; 45 illegal gamblers; and 29 illegal loggers were nabbed by EV Cops in a 16-day simultaneous police operations from January 1-16, 2020 under the flagship of Regional Director, PBGEN FERDINAND O DIVINA.
Leyte Police Provincial Office (LPPO) nabbed 8 MWPs for the Crimes of Rape; Homicide; Robbery; Theft and RA 9262 (Anti-Violence Against Women and Their Children Act of 2004). LPPO also arrested 136 other wanted persons for the Crimes of Rape; Homicide; Attempted Homicide; Frustrated Homicide; Reckless Imprudence Resulting in Homicide; Robbery; Qualified Theft; Theft; Estafa; Acts of Lasciviousness; Alarm and Scandal; Direct Assault upon an Agent of Person in Authority; Serious Physical Injury; Slight Physical Injury; Malicious Mischief; Reckless Imprudence Resulting to Serious Physical Injury; Violations of RA 6539 (Anti-Carnapping Act of 1972); RA 8048 (Coconut Preservation Act of 1995); RA 9165 (Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002); RA 9175 (Chain Saw Act of 2002); RA 9262; RA 9287 (An Act Increasing the Penalties for Illegal Numbers Games, Amending Certain Provisions of Presidential Decree No. 1602, and for Other Purposes); RA 10175 (Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012); RA 10591 (Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act); RA 10593 (An Act Providing for the Regulation of the Cutting of Coconut Trees, its Replenishment, Providing Penalties Therefor, and for Other Purposes); PD No. 449 (Cockfighting Law of 1974); PD 1602 (Prescribing Stiffer Penalties on Illegal Gambling) and BP BLG 6 (An Act Reducing the Penalty for Illegal Possession of Bladed, Pointed or Blunt Weapons, and for Other Purposes, Amending for the Purpose Presidential Decree No. 9.
Eastern Samar Police Provincial Office (ESPPO) nabbed 3 MWPs for the Crimes of Statutory Rape and Rape. ESPPO also arrested 24 other wanted persons for the Crimes of Rape; Attempted Homicide; Frustrated Homicide; Estafa; Direct Assault upon an Agent of Person in Authority; Grave Oral Defamation; Malicious Mischief; Tumults and Other Disturbances of Public Order; Violations of RA 9165; RA 10654 (An Act to Prevent, Deter and Eliminate Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing, Amending Republic Act No. 8550, and for Other Purposes); PD No. 705 (The Forestry Reform Code of the Philippines); PD 1602 and BP BLG 6.
Southern Leyte Police Provincial Office (SLPPO) nabbed 1 MWP for the Crime of Murder. SLPPO also arrested 21 other wanted persons for the Crimes of Rape; Frustrated Murder; Attempted Homicide; Qualified Theft; Alarm and Scandal; Estafa; Direct Assault upon an Agent of Person in Authority; Acts of Lasciviousness; Grave Coercion; Libel; Violations of RA 7610 (Special Protection of Children Against Abuse, Exploitation and Discrimination Act); RA 8048; RA 9175; RA 10591 and BP BLG 22 (Bouncing Checks Law).
Samar Police Provincial Office (SPPO) nabbed 3 MWPs for the Crimes of Murder; Rape and Robbery. SPPO also arrested 9 other wanted persons for the Crimes of Rape; Attempted Murder; Homicide; Theft; Acts of Lasciviousness ; Robbery; Estafa; Reckless Imprudence Resulting to Damage to Property; Violations of RA 10591 and RA 10593.
Northern Samar Police Provincial Office (NSPPO) nabbed 1 MWP for the Crime of Rape. NSPPO also arrested 19 other wanted persons for the Crimes of Rape; Robbery; Qualified Theft; Theft; Acts of Lasciviousness; Concubinage; Malversation of Public Property; Mauling; Less Serious Physical Injuries; Violations of RA 1151 (An Act Creating the Land Registration Commission, and Authorizing and Appropriating the Necessary Funds Therefor); RA 9165; RA 9262; RA 10591; RA 10883 (New Anti-Carnapping Act of 2016) and PD 1602.
Biliran Police Provincial Office (BPPO) nabbed 3 other wanted persons for violations of RA 9175; RA 10175 and PD 705.
Tacloban City Police Office (TCPO) nabbed 11 other wanted persons for the Crimes of Malicious Mischief; Qualified Theft; Alarm and Scandal; Grave Threats; Violations of RA 9165; RA 9262; RA 10654 and PD 1619 (Penalizing the Use or Possession or the Unauthorized Sale to Minors of Volatile Substances for the Purpose of Inducing Intoxication or in Any Manner Changing, Distorting or Disturbing the Auditory, Visual or Mental Process).
Ormoc City Police Office (OCPO) nabbed 1 MWP for violation of RA 9165. OCPO also arrested 112 other wanted persons for the Crimes of Attempted Murder; Direct Assault upon an Agent of Person in Authority; Falsification of Public Documents; Estafa; Lascivious Conduct; Reckless Imprudence Resulting to Less Serious Physical Injury; RA 7610; RA 7942 (Philippine Mining Act of 1995) and RA 10591.
Said 16-day operations also resulted in the apprehension of 30 illegal drug personalities and confiscated from them were 109 pcs heat-sealed plastic sachets suspected as shabu; 2 heat-sealed plastic containing dried leaves of suspected marijuana and Php 14,400.00 used as marked money. 146 illegal fishers were also arrested and confiscated from them were assorted class of fish and fishing paraphernalias worth Php 14,655,970.00. Also, 45 illegal gamblers were arrested with Php 6,429.00 worth of bet money; and 29 illegal loggers with different dimensions of lumber worth Php 48,586.13.00.
“Indeed, we are persevering and exerting our best efforts in serving the community, however, we genuinely need the full support and cooperation of the public in crime prevention,” PBGEN Divina said.
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