September 20, 2018
In the anti-loose firearms campaign launched by elements of the CIDG based in Region 10 and 13, a total of 13 high-powered firearms, 738 rounds of assorted ammunition and 42 magazines were seized and the arrest of a Municipal Government Official in the morning of September 19, 2018 (Wednesday).
The composite team from the CIDG PFU-Lanao Del Norte/Iligan City, Kauswagan Municipal Police Station (MPS), Lanao Del Norte PPO, PIB Lanano Del Norte, HPG and PRO 10 simultaneously implemented two (2) Search Warrants against NESTOR LORENIANO y OYAN and ALDE TAN y OZARRAGA at around 7:10 AM in Purok 1 and 4, both in Brgy. Libertad, Kauswagan, Lanao Del Norte.
In his report to PDir Roel B Obusan, CIDG Director, Regional Chief, PSSupt Tom Tuzon said that Loreniana was not around during the search, however, authorities were able to confiscate five (5) rifles, 277 rounds of assorted ammunition, 19 magazines, 2 breaches, a bandolier and a sling bag. While Tan who is the incumbent Municipal Councilor thereat was arrested for possession of 2 rifles, eight (8) magazines, 201 rounds of ammunition and a bandolier.
Meanwhile, a SW was implemented by the CIDG RFU-Agusan Del Sur supervised by PSupt Choli Jun Caduyac, Regional Chief, CIDG RFU 13 together with the Loreto MPS and RMFB 13 against MARCOS ULA GONZALES JR who was not around at about 10:00 AM in Zone 7, Brgy. Poblacion, Loreto, Agusan Del Sur.
During the search, 2 caliber .9mm pistols, four (4) rifles, 15 assorted magazines and 260 rounds of ammunition were seized by the searching team.
Separate cases for violation of RA 10591 (Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Law) will be filed against the subject persons while continuous manhunt operations are being conducted to trace the whereabouts of Loreniana and Gonzales.
In other news, 2 men ranked as Most Wanted Persons (MWPs) were nabbed by detectives of the CIDG during its conduct of manhunt operations on Wednesday (September 19, 2018) afternoon.
The No. 1 Municipal Level MWP in Aurora, Isabela identified as REYNALDO DOMINGO JR y MENDOZA was collared on the strength of a Warrant of Arrest (WOA) for the crime of Rape by joint elements of the CIDG RFU 2 based in Isabela under the direct supervision of its Regional Chief, PSSupt Ronald Gayo and Aurora MPS at around 1:30 PM in Brgy. Division, Aurora, Isabela.
While the No. 2 MWP in Lakewood, Zamboanga Del Norte identified as RONAN CABATINGAN y SUMALPONG a.k.a. “Ronan Antolihaw y Sumalpong” was apprehended by virtue of an Alias WOA for Murder by police operatives from the PFU Zamboanga Del Norte and Zamboanga Del Sur, both of CIDG headed by PSSupt Armel Gongona, Regional Chief of the CIDG RFU 9, PIB Zamboanga Del Norte, Tampilisan MPS and Lakewood MPS at about 4:30 PM in Purok 1, Brgy. Tubod, Tampilisan, Zamboanga De Norte. ###