January 18, 2019
Six (6) individuals who are alleged leaders and members of criminal gangs including a Most Wanted Person (MWP) were arrested while five (5) firearms, 12 assorted magazines and more than 145 rounds of ammunition were seized by detectives of the CIDG in separate operations on January 17, 2019 (Thursday) in Davao City, Davao Oriental, Pangasinan, Cavite and Cagayan.
These police operations were in accordance to the directive of the CIDG Acting Director, PCSUPT AMADOR V CORPUS in his message during the CIDG New Year’s Call last Wednesday to focus their efforts on police operations against Private Armed Groups (PAGs), gunrunning syndicates and criminal groups to ensure a peaceful Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) Plebiscite in ARMM and the Midterm Election in May.
Armed with Warrants of Arrest (WOAs), manhunt teams of the CIDG RFU 11 based in Davao City and Davao Oriental together with the Talomo PS, Davao Oriental PPO and Banay-Banay MPS collared RENDEL LEBRIA y DINOY and JASON AMAR y ARDON, both wanted for the crime of Murder, at about 4:00 AM in Brgy. 76-A, Times Beach, Ecoland, Davao City and at around 9:05 AM in Purok 5-B, Poblacion, Banay-Banay, Davao Oriental, respectively.
Regional Chief, PSUPT EDILBERTO LEONARDO said that Lebria is an alleged member of the “Sukarap Criminal Group” engaged in riots, theft, robbery, stabbing and shooting incidents within Brgy. 76-A, Matina area and neighboring Barangays while Amar who is the No. 3 Provincial Level MWP in Davao Oriental is an alleged member of the “Repolyo Criminal Gang” involved in Gun-for-Hire activities in Davao Oriental and adjacent provinces.
Meanwhile, joint elements from the CIDG Pangasinan PFU and Rosales PS nabbed JOHN DENVER MICUA y REDOLFIN who is wanted for Frustrated Murder, at about 12:35 PM in Brgy. Station District, Rosales, Pangasinan. PSSUPT ROMMEL OCHAVE, the Regional Chief of the CIDG RFU 1 said that Micua is the alleged leader of the “Micua Group” engaged in Gun-for-Hire and proliferation of unlicensed firearms operating in the 6th District of Pangasinan.
While police operatives of the Cavite PFU and RFU 4A, both of CIDG together with the RMFB 4A, Cavite PPO and Dasmarinas CPS collared ASISLO MARTINEZ JR y LINATOC and RYAN SARIMOS y ARRANGUEZ during the implementation of Search Warrants (SWs), at around 9:00 AM in Brgy. Paliparan 1, Dasmarinas City, Cavite, wherein, a 12-guage shotgun, a caliber .45 pistol, four magazines and 5 rounds of ammunition were confiscated from their possession.
Regional Chief, PSSUPT LAWRENCE CAJIPE stated that arrested persons are both alleged members of the “Beberino Criminal Group” engaged in Gun-for-Hire, Gunrunning and Illegal Drug Activities in Dasmarinas City and nearby cities and municipalities of Cavite.
And at about 3:00 PM, a rifle, 12-guage shotgun, a pistolized 12-guage, eight (8) magazines and 143 rounds of assorted ammunition were confiscated from the possession LUCIANO SAQUING y LIMON during the implementation of a SW by combined personnel from the CIDG Cagayan PFU, RMFB 2 and Amulung MPS in Brgy. Masical, Amulung West, Cagayan. PSSUPT RONALD GAYO, Regional Chief of the CIDG RFU 2 said that Saquing is the alleged leader of the “Luciano Saquing Criminal Gang” involved in Gunrunning activities operating in Amulung and nearby municipalities in Cagayan and considered as the alleged leader of a potential PAG in the 3rd District of Cagayan Province.
Separate cases for violation of RA 10591 (Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Law) will be filed against Martinez, Sarimos and Saquing. ###