Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Sorsogon City police nab No. 1 most wanted for 4 counts of rape

LEGAZPI CITY, May 3 (PNA) -- Members of the Sorsogon City Police Station arrested the No. 1 City Most Wanted Personality for four counts of rape at Sitio San Lorenzo, Barangay Bibingcahan, Sorsogon City, at about 6:30 p.m. Sunday, a police report said Tuesday.

The police officers cornered Leonilo D. Depalac -- 52, married and jobless -- in his residence.

The arresting team led by SPO1 Orlando Dondonilla was armed with a warrant of arrest for four counts of rape docketed under Criminal Case Nos. 2016-9718P to 9721P, dated April 14, 2016 issued by Judge Bernardo R. Jimenez of Regional Trial Court, Branch 51, Sorsogon City, with no bail recommended.

On Monday, the police also hauled in Absalon N. Magno, Tomas B. Cabalquinto Jr. and Felix B. Sanchez.

Elements of San Andres MPS led by PO2 Oscar O. Esquierda caught Magno, a construction worker, at 7:45 a.m. Monday at Barangay San Roque, San Andres, Catanduanes.

He was wanted for less serious physical injury docketed under CC No. 2680 and 2681 issued by Arnel P. Cezar, acting presiding judge of Municipal Trial Court of San Andres, Catanduanes.

Cabalquinto did not resist arrest when pinned down by Baao MPS members at about 10:20 a.m. Monday at Barangay San Roque, Baao, Camarines Sur.

The police led by Senior Insp. Dino Ben E. Regaspi was armed with a warrant of arrest for violation of RA 9262 or Economic Abuse of Sec. 5 (1)], docketed under Criminal Case Nos. IR-11351 and 11352, issued by Manuel M. Rosales, presiding judge of RTC Branch 34, Iriga City, dated January 14, 2016, with recommended bail of PHP12,000 each.

Sanchez fell in the hands of Vinzons MPS officers led by SPO1 Bryan Bismonte at Barangay 1-Poblacion Vinzons, Camarines Norte.

Roberto Escaro, presiding judge of RTC Branch 38, Daet, Camarines Norte, ordered his arrest for theft docketed under Criminal Case No. 14099 with a recommended bail of PHP32,000.(PNA) FFC/FGS/JH/CBD