LEGAZP CITY, May 2 (PNA) -– Different police units in the Bicol Region arrested five persons wanted by the law for various offenses, including two which were in the top lists of municipal most wanted persons.
Captured were Edison O. Daria, Sonny B. Dacian, Jessie S. Dorosan, Richard C. Lita and Lorenzo D. Emaas.
At 12:55 a.m. Sunday, elements of the Goa Municipal Police Station (MPS) led by PO3 Isidro Remoto cornered Daria at his residence at Barangay Bagumbayan Grande, Goa, Camarines Sur.
The apprehending officers were armed with a warrant of arrest (WOA) issued by Maria Angela Accompañado-Arroyo, presiding judge of Regional Trial Court Branch 58, San Jose, Camarines Sur for two counts of violation of Section 10 (a) of RA 7610, with a bail of PHP80,000 each.
Daria is listed as No. 10 Municipal Most Wanted Person of Goa MPS.
Pamplona MPS operatives led by PO3 Andrew Del Rosario caught Dacian at 6 a.m. Sunday at Zone 3, Barangay, Tambo, Pamplona, Camarines Sur.
The officers were armed with WOA issued by Judge Erwin Ferrer, presiding judge of RTC Branch 20, Naga City for violation of Section 5, Art. III of RA 7610 with a bail of PHP180,000.
The accused is listed as No. 5 Municipal Most Wanted Person in Pamplona.
Joint personnel of Pili MPS and Iriga CPS led by PO3 Alvin C. Corporal handcuffed Dorosan at Barangay Binobong, Pili, Camarines Sur at 10:10 a.m. by virtue of a WOA issued by Judge Timoteo A Panga, Jr. of RTC Branch 60, Iriga City for violation of Section 10 (a), Article VI of RA 7610 with PHP80,000 bail recommended.
Joint forces of Pilar MPS led by PO3 Erwin Lumaban and Donsol MPS led by PO3 Agapito Briones found Lita at about 10:20 a.m. at Barangay Tupas, Donsol, Sorsogon.
They arrested the accused on order of Judge Maximo R. Ables of RTC Branch 52, Sorsogon City for qualified theft with a bail of PHP40,000.
At 1 p.m., Emaas could no longer escape the law, when officers of the Prieto Diaz MPS led by Police Senior Insp. Fernando B. Cedo cornered him at Barangay Maningcay De Oro, Prieto Diaz, Sorsogon.
Judge Bernardo R. Jimenez of RTC Branch 54, Gubat, Sorsogon penned the WOA for his arrest for rape in relation to RA 7610 (4 counts) with no bail recommended.
Earlier on Saturday, police also bagged Ricardo C. Navarro and Felix B. Sanchez.
Navarro peacefully gave himself up at about 4:30 p.m. Saturday in his residence at Zone 7, Barangay Iyagan, Baao, Camarines Sur to Baao MPS men led by Police Senior Insp. Dino Ben Regaspi who presented him a WOA issued by Panga for grave threats.
Personnel of Vinzon MPS led by SPO1 Bryan Bismonte netted Sanchez at 9 p.m. in Barangay 1-Poblacion Vinzons, Camarines Norte, on the strength of a WOA issued by Presiding Judge Roberto Escaro, RTC Branch 38, Daet, Camarines Norte for theft with PHP32,000 bail recommended.(PNA) FFC/FGS/JH/cbd