LEGAZPI CITY, Feb. 20 (PNA) -- Different units of the Philippine National Police Bicol regional office hauled in 16 wanted persons from Monday to Friday this week in various parts of the region.
Arrested for various offenses were Jose S. Condelozano, Boyet P. Pagayonan, Cesar A. Bantal, Reynaldo P. Ornopia, Jubert O. Estrella, Edwin L. Bauca, Nilo B. Alumbro, Federico A. Olimpo, Ike D. Salamoding, Romeo F. Galarosa, Pampilo S. Indico, Arnel M. Victa, Antonio B. Bas, Erwin C. Fernandez, Jerome F. Sabalis and Alberto B. Panisales.
Elements of Guinobatan Municipal Police Station (MPS) led by SPO3 Ruperto E. Solana collared Condelozano at Barangay Poblacion, Guinobatan, Albay at 8:30 a.m. Monday by virtue of a warrant of arrest (WOA) issued by Judge Pedro R. Soriao of Regional Trial Court Branch 8, Legazpi City for five counts of acts of lasciviousness with recommended bail fixed at Php180,000.
Thirty minutes earlier, Polangui MPS personnel led by PO3 Richie M. Sabando cornered Pagayonan at Barangay Balangibang, Polangui, Albay on order of Judge Annielyn B. Medes-Cabellis of RTC Br. 12, Ligao City for estafa with a bail of Php26,000.
At 12 noon the same day, operatives of Siruma MPS headed by Police Senior Insp.Romeo T. Ranara, chief of police, handcuffed Bantal in Barangay Salvacion, Tigaon, on order of Pedro M. Redoña, of RTC Branch 63, Calabanga, Camarines Sur for rape by sexual assault with a bail of Php120,000.
Ornopia was taken in by officers of Cataingan MPS led by Police Insp. Brian C. Jaime in Sitio Be-is, Barangay Poblacion, Cataingan, Masbate as ordered by Judge Fred A. Bien of MCTC Dimasalang, Masbate for violation of Section 88, RA 8550.
Daet MPS personnel led by SPO1 Arnold Santiago Labarro arrested Estrella and Bauca for estafa at Governor Panotes Avenue, Purok Guyabano, Barangay Gubat, Daet, Camarines Norte.
The police were armed with a WOA issued by Judge Arniel A. Dating of RTC Branch 41 of Daet, Camarines Norte, with a recommended bail of Php16,000 each.
In Barangay Macabog, Sorsogon City, police handcuffed Bandabia for frustratedmurder on order of Rofebar F. Gerona, presiding judge of RTC Branch 53, Sorsogon City, with a bail of Php 200,000.
Olimpo was cornered at Barangay Malobago, Manito, Albay by the group of Police Senior Insp. Johnwen Balueta, which was armed with a WOA issued by Judge Carlos L. Bona of MCTC Sto. Domingo-Manito, Sto. Domingo, Albay for attempted homicide.
Law enforcers apprehended Salamoding at Purok 2, Barangay Nabasagan, Claveria, Masbate on order of Judge Manuel L. Sese of RTC Br. 45, Masbate City for rape with no bail recommended.
Sta. Magdalena MPS (Sorsogon) led by Police Insp. Jose Arnel G. Geronga served a WOA to Galarosa at Barangay Talaba, Bacoor, Cavite for attempted homicide issued by Judge Leo G. Lee of MCTC Matnog-Sta. Magdalena, Sorsogon with a bail of Php12,000.
Indico was cornered by law enforcers led by SPO3 Joseph Antiporda at Barangay Tubli, Caramoran, Catanduanes at 3 p.m. Saturday on order of Lelu P. Contreras, presiding judge of RTC, Branch 43, Virac, Catanduanes for violation of R.A. 9262 (VAWC) with PhP12,000 bail recommended.
Victa was arrested Daet, Camarines Norte for reckless imprudence resulting in damage to property; Bas, in Iriga City for violation of city ordinance; Fernandez in Libmanan, Camarines Sur for rape, and Sabalis in Barangay Abuyog, Sorsogon City for rape – all on Thursday.
Panisales was handcuffed by police on Friday in Pilar, Sorsogon for violation of Section 93 of RA10654, which amended RA 8550.(PNA) RMA/FGS/EMC/CBD/pjn