11 August 2021 – In separate manhunt operations conducted by the CIDG, three men were arrested for different crimes in Malaybalay, Paranaque City, and San Mateo.
42-year-old Randy Bartolo y Gargoles was arrested in Purok 4, Kapitan Bayong, Impasug-ong, Bukidnon by detectives of CIDG Bukidnon PFU together with Malaybalay CPS and HPT Bukidnon for the crime of Murder issued by Honorable WILFREDO GUTANG BIBERA JR, Presiding Judge of RTC, 10th Judicial Region, Branch 46 Malaybalay City docketed under CC # 37293-21 dated August 3, 2021.
Also in two different operations, the CIDG Manila DFU in coordination with other PNP Units arrested GEROME GOCO y Dela Cruz a.k.a. "Jerome Goco", 26 for the crime of Rape under CC No. R-MNL-18-00365-CR, issued by Honorable JOSE LORENZO R. DELA ROSA, Presiding Judge of Regional Trial Court, Branch 04, Manila dated January 30, 2018, and MARLON ROQUE y Narciso, 44 for Estafa docketed under Criminal Case Number R-MNL-19-11030-CR, issued by Honorable DANIEL C. VILLANUEVA, Presiding Judge of Regional Trial Court, Branch 49, Manila, dated November 05, 2019.
Bartolo is an identified member of "Bartolo CG" involved in gunrunning, gun-for-hire and robbery/extortion operating in Malaybalay City and neighboring municipalities in the Province of Bukidnon, while Goco and Roque are members of "Batang City Jail Gang" and "Sigue-Sigue Commando Gang," respectively.
CIDG Director, PMGEN ALBERT IGNATIUS D FERRO commends the CIDG operatives for their continued commitment in pursuing these lawless elements. The CIDG Director assures the public that our police force shall continue to enforce the law, protect the rights of every citizen, and ensure the safety of our communities.