December 10, 2019
Three (3) Most Wanted Persons (MWPs) including the Region 3’s MWP were arrested by members of the CIDG in separate manhunt operations on January 9, 2019 (Wednesday) in Zambales and Pampanga.
PSSUPT CHRISTOHER ABRAHANO, Regional Chief, said in his report to CIDG Acting Director, PCSUPT AMADOR V CORPUS that by virtue of WOAs, elements from the CIDG RFU 3 based in Zambales, together with the Iba and Palauig MPS nabbed JEFFREY VIDAL y BASA who is listed as the No. 9 Municipal Level MWP in Iba and ALLAN DELA TORRE y MAPALAD who ranks as the No. 5 Municipal Level MWP in Palaguig.
Vidal was apprehended for the crime of Qualified Theft at about 10:30 AM in Sitio Agnaya, Brgy. San Agustin, Iba while Almario was collared for two (2) counts of Rape at around 10:50 AM in Brgy. Cawag, Subic Iba, both in Zambales.
Meanwhile, the No. 1 Regional Level MWP in Region 3 identified as VINCENT ALMARIO y CAPANAS was apprehended by joint elements from the CIDG Pampanga PFU, RHPU 3, PHPT Pampanga and San Simon MPS for violations of RA 6539 (Anti-Carnapping Act of 1972) as amended by PD 1911 and RA 7659 (Carnapping), at about 5:00 PM along Mac Arthur Highway, Brgy. Sampaloc, Apalit, Pampanga.
In other operations, 3 other MWPs in Lipa, Leyte and Zamboanga Del Sur were arrested on the same day (January 9, 2019) by the CIDG detectives based in Batangas, Northern Leyte and Misamis Occidental.
MICHAEL CALEON y CAMPOSANO who was tagged as the No. 6 City Level MWP in Lipa City was nabbed for Qualified Theft by the CIDG RFU 4A based in Batangas supervised by its Regional Chief, PSSUPT LAWRENCE CAJIPE together with the Lipa CPS, at about 9:00 AM in Brgy. Sabang, Lipa City.
While combined elements of the CIDG Northern Leyte PFU led by PSUPT EDDIE ALEJANDRO, Regional Chief, CIDG RFU 8, Albuera MPS and RHPU 8 collared the No. 3 MWP in Albuera, Leyte identified as RODOLFO SOTTO JR y CADIONG who is wanted for 2 counts of Rape and violation of RA 7610 (Special Protection of Children Against Abuse, Exploitation and Discrimination Act), at around 10:45 AM in Brgy. Donya Maria, Albuera, Leyte.
And CANDELARIO PALANGPANGAN y BONGCAWEL who ranks as the No. 10 Municipal Level MWP in Tambuig, Zamboanga Del Sur was nabbed for Rape by personnel of the CIDG Misamis Occidental PFU headed by PSSUPT TOM TUZON, Regional Chief, CIDG RFU 10, Oroquieta CPS, Plaridel MPS and Tambulig MPS, at about 12:20 PM in Sitio Lawis, Brgy. Panalsalan, Plaridel, Misamis Occidental. ###