LEGAZPI CITY, June 15 (PNA) -– Members of the Police Regional Office 5 hauled to jail nine persons wanted by the courts for various crimes in the past two days.
Arrested on Tuesday were Mario Jose Lorenzo N. Avila, for failure to appear during the scheduled arraignment; Arlene L. Pardines, for violation of a municipal ordinance; Abraham B. Banao, for failure to appear in court hearing for a robbery case, and Noel P. Velasco, violation of Section 68 of PD 705.
Earlier on Monday, police apprehended Fred Dionisio C. Santiago, Jio B. Binamira, Diomedes E. Binamira, Sonny P. Nido, Ricky B. Hantal and Jose R. Ginete.
Avila was arrested in Naga City jeepney terminal by members of Bonbon Municipal Police Station (MPS) on order of Judge Ma. Christine Imperial-Bernarte of Municipal Trial Court of Calabanga, Camarines Sur.
Nabua MPS personnel caught Pardines based on a warrant of arrest (WOA) issued by Ammelina Bernadette Corazon Palma-Crescini, presiding judge of MCTC, Nabua-Bato Camarines Sur.
With a WOA issued by Vivencio Gregorio G. Atutubo III, presiding judge of RTC Branch 32, Pili, Camarines Sur, operatives of Pili MPS cornered Banao at Barangay Cadlan, Pili, Camarines Sur.
Lagonoy MPS police officers found Velasco at his residence in Barangay Himagtocon, Lagonoy, Camarines Sur, to whom they presented a WOA signed by Noel Paulite, presiding judge of RTC Branch 30, San Jose, Camarines Sur.
Santiago got cornered at his residence in Barangay Balatucan, Mobo, Masbate, virtue of a WOA for direct assault with frustrated homicide (Contempt of Court) signed by Teofilo B. Tambago, presiding judge of RTC Branch 46, Masbate City.
The Binamiras were caught in Bacacay, Albay, by virtue of a WOA for violation of Section 101 of RA 10654, issued by Carlos Bona, presiding judge of MCTC Sto. Domingo-Manito, Sto Domingo, Albay.
Elements of Sagñay MPS handcuffed Nido in Barangay Nato, Sagñay, Camarines Sur, by virtue of two WOAs for rape by sexual assault and statutory rape, issued by Pedro R. Soriao, presiding judge of RTC Branch 8, Legazpi City.
Hantal did not resist arrest when found at his residence at Barangay Caditaan, Magallanes, Sorsogon.
Ranked as No. 3 Municipal Most Wanted Person of Magallanes, he was ordered arrested for rape by Adolfo G. Fajardo, presiding judge of RTC, Branch 65, Sorsogon City, with no bail recommended.
Sorsogon CPS got hold of Ginete at Barangay Polvorista, Sorsogon City, by virtue of a WOA for Violation of Section 10(a) of RA 7160, issued by Bernardo R. Jimenez, presiding judge of RTC Branch 51, Sorsogon City. (PNA) LAP/FGS/JH/CBD/EDS