Camp Col Rafael C. Rodriguez, Libertad, Butuan City


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3 weeks ago

Caraga PULIS

9 drug suspects fall in Caraga

Camp Col Rafael C Rodriguez, Butuan City----- PNP Caraga Drug Enforcement Unit nabbed nine drug personalities and seized almost 100k worth of shabu in one-day police operations regionwide on Monday, November 19.

During the buy-bust operation in Brgy. 1, San Francisco, Agusan del Sur, operatives arrested Joselito Tejero and confiscated 4 grams of shabu and drug paraphernalia.

Meanwhile, in the province of Agusan del Norte, Jomer De Ortegal, Tata Baquial, and Bernard Salem were apprehended by the authorities in Brgy, Caloc-an, Magallanes town and yielded 0.8 grams of shabu; Ramon Revureza in Brgy San Isidro, Santiago with 0.0430 grams of shabu; and Elther Maloloy-on in Brgy. Libas, Jabonga, with 0.08 grams of shabu.

Cops also arrested Angelita Cinco in Brgy Buhangin, Butuan City with 1 gram of shabu while Arnulfo Sabuero fell to the operatives in Brgy. St Christine, Lianga, Surigao del Sur with 1.525 grams of shabu.

In Brgy. Washington, Surigao City, Surigao del Norte, Juniel Peter Mangacop was also captured with 0.6 grams of illegal drugs.

PCSupt Gilberto DC Cruz lauded the operating troops for another job well done in anti-illegal drug operations despite the weather disturbance caused by Tropical Depression Samuel.

These separate anti-illegal drug operations, usually by virtue of search warrants issued by the local courts, yielded to the confiscation of a total of 8.048 grams of shabu worth Php94,966.

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4 weeks ago

Caraga PULIS

Task Force "Balik Loob" awards E-CLIP to Former Rebels

Camp Col Rafael C Rodriguez, Libertad, Butuan City----- 96 Former Rebels were awarded with the government’s assistance under the Tasked Force “Balik Loob” Enhanced-Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-CLIP) at Villa Maria Luisa Hotel, Tandag City, Surigao del Sur, yesterday (November 10, 2018).

The awarding ceremony was graced by Secretary Eduardo M Año, Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG); Asst. Secretary Alexander L Macario, DILG; Under Secretary Reynaldo B. Mapagu of Department of National Defense; Governor Vicente L Pimentel Jr, Surigao del Sur; Hon Angel Amante Matba, Chairperson of Regional Peace and Order Council; Mayor Alexander T Pimentel, Tandag City Mayor; Lilibeth A Famacion, Regional Director of DILG13; PCSupt Gilberto DC Cruz, Regional Director of PRO13; and Lt. General Benjamin R. Madrigal Jr, Commander of Eastern Mindanao Command.

The event was highlighted by the distribution of financial assistance and the remuneration for the surrendered firearms.

On the other hand, PRO13 appeals to the active CPP-NPA Terrorists and Militia ng Bayan (MB) to give up their arms and become beneficiaries of the E-CLIP because our government is extending hands to them with an optimal objective of lasting peace in the country.

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1 month ago

Caraga PULIS

Butuan City Cops seized Php354K worth of shabu; 3 arrested

Camp Rodriguez, Libertad, Butuan City----- Butuan City Drug Enforcement Unit arrested three drug suspects in a buy bust operation in Ultimate Apartelle, Capitol Drive, Brgy. Dagohoy, Butuan City, early morning today.

Caraga Police Regional Director, Chief Superintendent Gilberto DC CRUZ said that a joint buy-bust operation by the Butuan City cops and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA13) was conducted that resulted in the arrest of Rico Quezada, Randy Galolo and Arche Toyogon all are residents of Mangagoy, Bislig City.

The operatives confiscated 2 sachets of suspected shabu with an estimated weight of 30 grams with DDB value of Php354,000 and illegal drug paraphernalia during the operation.

RD Cruz said that cooperation and sharing of information with the community is one of the most effective in combating the illegal drugs activities.

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1 month ago

Caraga PULIS

Three Lumads Killed in Agusan del Norte

Camp Col Rafael Rodriguez, Libertad, Butuan City-----Three lumads who belong to the Higaunon and Dagatnon tribes were slain by the members of New People’s Army operating in the area of Buenavista, Agusan del Norte.

Police Chief Superintendent Gilberto DC Cruz, Caraga Police Director, has ordered Buenavista Municipal Police Station to conduct thorough investigation on the lumad killings victimizing Alfredo Tomaquin Sr, 61 years old; Paka Pinatugaw, 47 years old; and Pina Pinatugaw, 48 years old, all are male, married, farmers and residents of Sitio Bagang, Brgy Simbalan, Buenavista, Agusan del Norte.

Multiple hacks and gunshot wounds were found in the victims’ bodies which have caused their unfortunate death.
Investigation revealed that on the morning of November 6, 2018, the three victims went to the farm of Wang Gew Ryoo, a Korean National, in Sitio Labong, Barangay Simbalan, Buenavista, Agusan del Norte but were not able to go home by the evening. The dead bodies of the poor victims were found a day after (November 7) by Danilo Tomaquin, the son of Alfredo. Fired cartridges of M16 and carbine were recovered in the area where dead bodies were found.

“The Police Regional Office 13 strongly condemns the lumad killings perpetrated by the NPA rebels. Justice will be served to the family of the victims,” RD Cruz said.

Anyone who has reliable information about the incident may report to Buenavista Police Station at mobile number 0998-598-7275 or to the Regional Tactical Operations Center at mobile number 0949-175-8787.

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1 month ago

Caraga PULIS

PRO13’s 4th Quarter 2018 Sportsfest Commenced

Camp Col Rafael C Rodriguez, Butuan City----The opening ceremony of 4th Quarter 2018 Sportsfest of Police Regional Office 13 was held yesterday, November 6, 2018, around 3 o’clock in the afternoon inside the PRO13 camp.

The opening ceremony was graced by participants from Regional Headquarters, Regional Mobile Force Battalion 13, Butuan City Police Office, Agusan del Norte Police Provincial Office, National Operational Support Units (NOSU) and National Administrative Support Offices (NASOs).

The ceremony began with a parade inside the camp. Highlights of the activity were the torch lighting that symbolizes peace and unity with flame as light of spirit, knowledge, and life; the recitation of oath of sportsmanship; and the giving of awards and trophies to the winners of the 3rd Quarter 2018 Sportsfest.

Chief Supt GILBERTO DC CRUZ said that, “The sportsfest was organized to build rapport, to foster teamwork among co-workers, to be more unified as a team, which will hopefully result into greater enthusiasm and productivity in the workplace.”

“This event is an opportunity to showcase the talents, develop psychomotor skills, and will let the PNP personnel acquire virtues that are needed in policing,” CRUZ concluded.

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