EV Cops Nab 33 Most Wanted Persons and 429 other Offenders

EV Cops Nab 33 Most Wanted Persons and 429 other Offenders

 

Camp Kangleon, Palo, Leyte- 33 most wanted persons and 187 other wanted persons; 31 illegal drug personalities including 9 High Value Individuals (HVI); 136 illegal fishers; 37 illegal gamblers; and 38 illegal loggers were nabbed by EV Cops in a 15-day continuous and regionwide police operations from February 3-17, 2020 under the flagship of Regional Director, PBGEN FERDINAND O DIVINA.

Leyte Police Provincial Office (LPPO) nabbed 4 MWPs for the crimes of Rape; Grave Coercion and RA 8353 (Anti-Rape Law of 1997). LPPO also arrested 63 other wanted persons for the crimes of Rape; Qualified Rape; Attempted Rape; Attempted Homicide; Slight Physical Injury; Serious Physical Injury; Reckless Imprudence Resulting in Serious Physical Injury; Robbery; Qualified Theft; Theft; Estafa; Alarm and Scandal; Resistance and Serious Disobedience to an Agent of Person in Authority; Grave Threats; Consented Abduction; Arson; Violations of RA 7166 (An Act Providing for Synchronized National and Local Elections and for Electoral Reforms, Authorizing Appropriations Therefor, and for Other Purposes;) RA 7610 (Special Protection of Children Against Abuse, Exploitation and Discrimination Act); RA 9165 (Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002); RA 9175 (Chain Saw Act of 2002); 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 No. 705 (The Forestry Reform Code of the Philippines); PD 1602 (Prescribing Stiffer Penalties on Illegal Gambling); PD 1613 (Amending the Law on Arson) 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 1 MWP for the crime of Murder. ESPPO also arrested 47 other wanted persons for the crimes of Murder; Attempted Murder; Frustrated Homicide; Qualified Theft; Cyber Libel; Direct Assault upon an Agent of Person in Authority; Grave Threats; Tumults and Other Disturbances of Public Order; Reckless Imprudence Resulting to Damage to Property; Violations of RA 7610; RA 7942 (Philippine Mining Act of 1995); RA 9262 (Anti-Violence Against Women and Their Children Act of 2004); RA 10591; RA 10593; PD No. 705; PD 1602 and BP BLG 6.

Southern Leyte Police Provincial Office (SLPPO) nabbed 5 MWPs for the crimes of Rape; Robbery; RA 7610; RA 8048 (Coconut Preservation Act of 1995) and PD No. 449. SLPPO also arrested 9 other wanted persons for the crimes of Rape; Murder; Attempted Homicide; Qualified Theft; Theft; Slander by Deed; Violations of RA 10591 and PD No. 449.

Samar Police Provincial Office (SPPO) nabbed 10 MWPs for the crimes of Rape; Murder; Frustrated Homicide; Robbery and RA 10591. SPPO also arrested 9 other wanted persons for the crimes of Direct Assault upon an Agent of Person in Authority; Acts of Lasciviousness; Violations of RA 8550; RA 9516 (An Act Further Amending the Provisions of PD No. 1866); RA 9165 and PD No. 705.

Northern Samar Police Provincial Office (NSPPO) nabbed 6 MWPs for the crimes of Rape; Murder and Frustrated Murder. NSPPO also arrested 29 other wanted persons for the crimes of Rape; Murder; Robbery; Reckless Imprudence Resulting in Homicide; Serious Physical Injuries; Slight Physical Injury; Slander by Deed; Violations of RA 8353; RA 10591; RA 10593; 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; PD No. 1602; BP BLG 6 and BP BLG 33 (An Act Defining and Penalizing Certain Prohibited Acts Inimical to the Public Interest and National Security Involving Petroleum and/or Petroleum Products, Prescribing Penalties Therefor and for Other Purposes).

Biliran Police Provincial Office (BPPO) nabbed 9 other wanted persons for the crimes of Rape; Statutory Rape; Qualified Rape; Violations of RA 6539 (Anti-Carnapping Act of 1972); RA 8282 (Social Security Law); RA 9262; RA 9287 (An Act Increasing the Penalties for Illegal Numbers Game, Amending Certain Provisions of Presidential Decree No. 1602, and for Other Purposes); RA 10591; PD No. 1602 and BP BLG 6.

Tacloban City Police Office (TCPO) nabbed 7 MWPs for the crimes of Rape; Frustrated Murder; Robbery; RA 7610; RA 9165 and RA 9208 (Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act of 2003). TCPO also arrested 13 other wanted persons for the crimes of Rape; Qualified Theft; Theft; Violations of RA 7610 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 7 other wanted persons for the crimes of Qualified Theft; Alarm and Scandal; Direct Assault upon an Agent of Person in Authority; Estafa; Qualified Trespass to Dwelling; Violations of RA 9165 and BP BLG 6.

Said 15-day operations also resulted in the apprehension of 31 illegal drug personalities including 9 HVI and confiscation of 134 pcs heat-sealed plastic sachets suspected as shabu; 8 heat-sealed plastic containing dried leaves of suspected marijuana and Php 21,500.00 used as marked money. 136 illegal fishers were also arrested and confiscated from them were assorted class of fish and fishing paraphernalia worth Php 10,615,688.00. Also, 37 illegal gamblers were arrested with Php 4,022.00 worth of bet money; and 38 illegal loggers with different dimensions of lumber worth Php 1,179,551.

“The safety and security of Eastern Visayas is my top priority. We are exhausting all our efforts in ensuring that the Region is a safe place to live in,” 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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