EV Cops Nab 31 Most Wanted Persons and 539 other Offenders

EV Cops Nab 31 Most Wanted Persons and 539 other Offenders

 

Camp Kangleon, Palo, Leyte- 31 most wanted persons and 248 other wanted persons; 42 illegal drug personalities; 171 illegal fishers; 47 illegal gamblers; and 31 illegal loggers were nabbed by EV Cops in a 17-day continuous and regionwide police operations from January 17-February 2, 2020 under the flagship of Regional Director, PBGEN FERDINAND O DIVINA.

Leyte Police Provincial Office (LPPO) nabbed 9 MWPs for the crimes of Rape; Murder; Homicide; Robbery; Theft and RA 9262 (Anti-Violence Against Women and Their Children Act of 2004).  LPPO also arrested 142 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); 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. 449 (Cockfighting Law of 1974); PD 1602 (Prescribing Stiffer Penalties on Illegal Gambling); 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 and PD No. 1829 (Penalizing Obstruction of Apprehension and Prosecution of Criminal Offenders).

Eastern Samar Police Provincial Office (ESPPO) nabbed 6 MWPs for the crimes of Murder; Statutory Rape and Rape. ESPPO also arrested 28 other wanted persons for the crimes of Rape; Attempted Homicide; Frustrated Homicide; Estafa; Direct Assault upon an Agent of Person in Authority; Grave Threats; Grave Oral Defamation; Malicious Mischief; Tumults and Other Disturbances of Public Order; Violations of RA 9165; RA 9262; RA 10654; 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 22 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; BP BLG 22 (Bouncing Checks Law) and PD No. 705.

Samar Police Provincial Office (SPPO) nabbed 8 MWPs for the crimes of Murder; Rape; Qualified Theft 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 4 MWP for the crime of Rape; Frustrated Murder and Acts of Lasciviousness. NSPPO also arrested 20 other wanted persons for the crimes of Rape; Robbery; Qualified Theft; Theft; Acts of Lasciviousness; Concubinage; Malversation of Public Property; Mauling; Alarm and Scandal; 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); BP BLG 6 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 3 MWPs for the crimes of Murder and RA 9165. OCPO also arrested 13 other wanted persons for the crimes of Attempted Murder; Alarm and Scandal; 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); RA 10591 and BP BLG 6.

Said 17-day operations also resulted in the apprehension of 42 illegal drug personalities and confiscated from them were 137 pcs heat-sealed plastic sachets suspected as shabu; 2 heat-sealed plastic containing dried leaves of suspected marijuana and Php 18,400.00 used as marked money. 171 illegal fishers were also arrested and confiscated from them were assorted class of fish and fishing paraphernalia worth Php 15,429,200.00. Also, 47 illegal gamblers were arrested with Php 6,429.00 worth of bet money; and 31 illegal loggers with different dimensions of lumber worth Php 59,386.13.

“These accomplishments manifest our relentless efforts in making Eastern Visayas a safe, peaceful and progressive Region.” PBGEN Divina said.

Should you have any inquiry, please contact us through the following social media accounts: Facebook Account: Pulis Rehiyon VIII; or Facebook Page: Police Regional Office 8 or YouTube Channel: Pulis Otso (The Official YouTube Channel of PRO8).

 

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