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January 22, 2019


On Monday afternoon (January 21, 2019 at around 1:50 PM), four (4) men including an alleged member of a criminal gang were apprehended by members of the CIDG RFU 4A based in Batangas and Balayan MPS in Brgy. Dalig, Balayan, Batangas.


The arrested persons were identified in a report submitted to CIDG Acting Director, PCSUPT AMADOR V CORPUS as ARIEL ILAO y TANDOK a.k.a. “Ariel Ilao Y Tandoc”, JOEL LOBRINO y PANGANIBAN, ERIC CODICO y TANDOK and ARIES ESGUERRA y DE PADUA.


Regional Chief, PSSUPT LAWRENCE CAJIPE said that Ilao was collared during the implementation of a Search Warrant (SW) for illegal possession of a caliber .45 pistol, two (2) magazines and seven (7) rounds of ammunition, while the 3 other arrested persons were nabbed while having a pot session and for possession of 3 sachets of suspected shabu and assorted drug paraphernalia.


Ilao is an alleged member of the “Rodriguez Group” involved in gun-for-hire, gunrunning and illegal drug trading and of the “Mamayog Drug Group” both operating in Balayan, Batangas and nearby municipalities, added PSSUPT CAJIPE.


A case for violation of RA 10591 (Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Law) will be filed against Ilao while a case for violation RA 9165 (Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act) will be filed against Lobrino, Codico and Esguerra.


Meanwhile, another alleged member of the “Rodriguez Group” identified as CELSO DEJAN y CARISO a.k.a. “John Benedict” was apprehended by elements of the Laguna PFU and RFU 4A together with the Biñan CPS on the strength of a Warrant of Arrest (WOA) for the crime of Homicide, at about 1:40 PM of the same date in Brgy. Loma, Biñan City, Laguna.   ###

January 8, 2019


on Monday afternoon (January 7, 2019 at 5:15 PM), detectives of the CIDG in Agusan Del Sur arrested RICARDO CALALIN y LAMSIN and GLENDA CALALIN y ARABEJO for violation of RA 8282 (Social Security Law) by in Cubada, Poblacion. Bayugan City, Agusan del Sur.


PSUPT CHOLIJUN CADUYAC, Regional Chief of the CIDG RFU 13 said in his report to CIDG Acting Director, PCSUPT AMADOR V CORPUS, that Ricardo Calalin and Glenda Calalin are the alleged leader and member of the “Kauswagan Group” involved in scam activities wherein they lured victims to register as SSS members/cardholders and collect their supposed contributions but revealed to be a hoax upon verification with SSS Main Office.


Meanwhile, the No. 3 Most Wanted Person (MWP) in Pandi, Bulacan identified as ADRIAN RANQUILLO y SANTOS was rearrested for the crime of Rape by joint elements of the CIDG Northern Metro Manila DFU under the supervision of PSUPT ARNOLD THOMAS IBAY, Regional Chief, CIDG RFU NCR, Bulacan PPO and Bulacan Provincial Jail on the same date at around 4:20 PM at the Bulacan Provincial Jail, Malolos City, Bulacan.


While detectives of the CIDG RFU 4B based in Occidental Mindoro led by their Regional Chief, PSUPT JAMES ALLAN LOGAN together with Occidental Mindoro PPO and Rizal MPS apprehended RALF ARJAY and JAY JAY VALDEZ y RODRIGUEZ, both wanted for Attempted Murder in relation to RA 7610 (Special Protection of Children Against Abuse, Exploitation and Discrimination Act), at about 11:10 AM in Brgy. Rizal, Rizal, Occidental Mindoro.


And a man and a lady identified as ROGELIO RIVERA y MONES and SHARIE ANNE MOREÑO y LIBO-ON a.k.a. “Che Moreño” were collared by manhunt teams of the Negros Occidental PFU and Aklan PFU, both of CIDG led by its Regional Chief, PSUPT BENLINER CAPILI, Negros Occidental PPO, Negros Occidental PHPT and Pulupandan MPS.


Rivera was nabbed for the crime of Murder, at about 3:30 PM in Brgy. Zone 4, Pulupandan while Moreño was apprehended for Qualified Theft, at around 7:30 PM in Brgy. Libacao, Himamaylan City, both in Negros Occidental.   ###

January 14, 2019


A National Level Most Wanted Person (MWP) with monetary reward of PhP 75,000.00 was nabbed by the Zamboanga Del Sur PFU, Sultan Kudarat PFU and Nueva Vizcaya PFU, all of CIDG together with the Esperanza MPS, Sultan Kudarat PPO and Zamboanga Del Dur PPO on Sunday morning (January 13, 2019 at 7:00 AM) in Purok Mangga, Magsaysay, Esperanza, Sultan Kudarat.


PSUPT RICHARD VERCELES, Regional Chief of the CIDG RFU 9 identified the suspect as FLORIBEN ABUAN y BAUTISTA who was arrested by virtue of a Warrant of Arrest (WOA) for the crime of Murder issued by Hon. Tranquilino Ramos, Presiding Judge, MTC, Bambang, Nueva Vizcaya.


PSUPT VERCELES also stated in his report to PCSUPT AMADOR V CORPUS, CIDG Acting Director, that Abuan is the alleged leader of the “Abuan/Isot Criminal Group” involved in gunrunning and gun-for-hire activities in Nueva Vizcaya and adjacent provinces.


In other operation, two (2) other MWPs identified as REYNALDO YPARAGUIRE y MENDANA a.k.a. “Loloy” and EDWARSON DELA CRUZ y MONTECERDE were apprehended by detectives of the CIDG on January 12, 2019 (Saturday) in Northern Samar and Laguna.


Yparaguire who ranks as the No. 2 MWP in Lingig, Surigao Del Sur was collared for Murder by the Surigao Del Sur PFU and Northern Samar PFU, both of CIDG supervised by PSUPT CHOLIJUN CADUYAC, Regional Chief, CIDG RFU 13 and Catarman MPS, at about 10:00 AM in P-1, Brgy. Baybay, Catarman, Northern Samar while Dela Cruz who is listed as the No. 10 MWP in San Pablo City, Laguna was nabbed for violation of RA 7610 (Special Protection of Children Against Abuse, Exploitation and Discrimination Act) and for Kidnapping and Serious Illegal Detention by joint elements of the CIDG RFU 4A based in Laguna under the direct supervision of its Regional Chief, PSSUPT LAWRENCE CAJIPE and San Pablo CPS, at around 3:20 PM in Brgy. III-C, San Pablo City, Laguna.   ###

December 7, 2018


Seven (7) individuals including two (2) Most Wanted Persons (MWPs) were arrested by personnel of the CIDG in Region 7 based in Cebu Province, Cebu City and Mandaue City together with the Danao CPS, Mandaue CPO, Cebu PPO and RMFB 7 on Thursday, December 6, 2018.


PSUPT HECTOR AMANCIA, Assistant Regional Chief of the CIDG RFU 7 said that these arrests were the result of the concerted efforts of his personnel and the local police to hunt down fugitives of the law in the region.




Bayo and Octores were collared for violation of RA 7610 (Special Protection of Children Against Abuse, Exploitation and Discrimination Act), at about 10:30 AM in Sitio Camaligbato, Brgy. Taboc and for the crime of Frustrated Murder, at around 1:30 PM in Brgy. Guinsay, both in Danao City, Cebu, respectively.


While both Japitan were arrested for Estafa, at about 1:30 PM in Sitio Sto. Niño, Guizo, Mandaue City.


Repuno was nabbed for violation of RA 9165 (Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act), at around 2:50 PM in Gen. Ginies St., Brgy. Suba Cebu City.


Meanwhile, Calipara who ranks as the No. 3 City Level MWP in Tacloban City and Mendoza who is listed as the No. 3 MWP in Cebu City were apprehended for the crime of Rape, at about 3:50 PM in Pasil Fish Port, Brgy. San Nicolas and for violation of RA 9165, at around 11:30 PM in Sanciangko St., Brgy. Kamagayan, both in Cebu City, respectively.  ###