Region 13 Most Wanted Person was apprehended during a manhunt operation on Tuesday afternoon (January 28, 2020 at around 12:10 PM) in Purok 8, Brgy. Ambago, Butuan City.
PLTCOL CHOLI JUN CADUYAC, Regional Chief of CIDG RFU 13 identified the suspect as ARNEL DASIG y HANOPOL who was arrested by the CIDG Agusan del Sur PFU, Butuan CPS, and RHPU 13 for the crime of Carnapping by virtue of a Warrant of Arrest (WOA) issued by Hon. Emmanuel Escatron, Presiding Judge, RTC 10th Judicial Region Br.2, Butuan City.
A report submitted to PMGEN JOEL NAPOLEON M CORONEL, CIDG Director said that Dasig is listed as the No. 2 Regional Level MWP in Region 13.
Meanwhile, joint elements of the CIDG Camarines Sur PFU, Special Action Company (SAF), and Pamplona MPS nabbed one EDGAR PEDIDO y SABALBORO during the implementation of a Search Warrant (SW) on January 28, 2020 (Tuesday), at about 8:45 PM in Zone 1, Brgy. Del Rosario, Pamplona, Camarines Sur.
Confiscated from the possession of the arrested person were a 12 gauge shotgun, a caliber .45 pistol, a caliber .38 revolver, caliber .25 pistol, two (2) airguns, a shotgun butt, four (4) assorted magazines, and more than 25 rounds of assorted ammunition.
Regional Chief of CIDG RFU 5, PCOL ARNOLD ARDIENTE said that Pedido is the alleged leader of the "Pedido Criminal Group," a newly identified criminal group involved in gunrunning activities operating in Pamplona and other neighboring towns.
A case for violation of RA 10591 (Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Law) will be filed against Pedido. ###