September 21, 2018
The incumbent Vice Mayor of Kitcharao, Agusan Del Norte identified as JENRY EDRADAN MONTANTE was collared during the implementation of a Search Warrant (SW) by joint elements of the CIDG RFU 13 based in Agusan Del Norte, 1st SAB-SAF, PMFC Agusan Del Norte and Kitcharao Municipal Police Station (MPS) in the morning of September 20, 2018 (7:00 AM of Thursday) in Purok 2, Brgy. Crossing, Brgy. Sangay, Kitcharoa, Agusan Del Norte.
In his report to CIDG Director, PDir Roel B Obusan, Regional Chief, PSupt Choli Jun Caduyac mentioned that the said Vice-Mayor was arrested while in possession of an M16 rifle, two (2) magazines and 35 rounds of ammunition.
In the same Municipality, another SW was implemented by the same police operatives that resulted in the apprehension of 53-year-old SERGIO MAN-ON RAPAL at about 6:00 AM in Purok 4, Brgy. Sangay, Kitcharoa, Agusan Del Norte.
A sub-machine gun, 2 caliber .45 pistols, 2 rifle grenades, a hand grenade, nine (9) magazines and over 65 rounds of ammunition were seized from the possession of Rapal.
Both men will be charged for violation of RA 10591 (Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Law) while additional case for violation of RA 9516 (Illegal Possession of Explosives) will be filed against Rapal, added PSupt Caduyac.
Meanwhile, a man who is tagged as the No. 9 Provincial Level Most Wanted Person (MWP) in the Province of Pampanga was nabbed by virtue of an Alias Warrant of Arrest (WOA) by detectives of the CIDG PFU-Pampanga together with the Mabalacat City Police Station (CPS), RMFB 3 and Mabalacat Patrol Base on Thursday afternoon (September 20, 2018 at around 1:15 PM) in Brgy. Camachili, Mabalacat City, Pampanga.
PSupt Christopher Abrahano, Regional Chief, CIDG RFU 3 identified the suspect as AMBER VELARDE y BUSTAMANTE who is wanted for the crime of Rape and who is currently under the custody of the CIDG Pampanga `prior his turn-over to the court of origin. ###