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.
PSUPT AMANCIA identified the arrested persons in his submitted report to CIDG Acting Director, PCSUPT AMADOR V CORPUS as LARRY BAYO y RESTON, PEDRO OCTORES y PEPITO, JOEL JAPITAN y DANGGOY, EMILY JAPITAN y MONDEJAR, GORBI REPUNO y MISA, ARTHUR CALIPARA y GUILLEMER and DANILO MENDOZA y DELA CRUZ.
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. ###