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Camp Rafael C. Rodriguez, Libertad, Butuan City

Oct. 29 - Nov. 02 2012

PRO 13 issues crime precaution for Undas 2012

PRAYER for the dead is an important part of our customs and traditions. On today’s solemnity, our hearts are dilated to the dimensions of heaven, exceeding

the limits of time and space. In preparation for the celebration of All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day, Police Regional Office (PRO) 13 has released the crime prevention tips as Caraganons prepare to visit public and private cemeteries to pay respect to their departed loved ones. PRO 13 will be on full alert status and will dispatch personnel to the different places of convergence all over Caraga for safe travel and peaceful celebration of “Undas”. Further, I am encouraging everyone to take precautionary measures and be responsible enough to preempt the selfish motives of lawless ones. Further, the police force also needs the vital role of the community in the maintenance of peace and order. Let us devote our collective efforts towards a peaceful celebration of All Saints’ and All Souls’ Day.

PNP Rescues 71 People


amp Rafael C Rodriguez, Libertad, Butuan City - In an effort to protect innocent and unsuspecting victims of human trafficking by unscrupulous individuals,a joint operation was conducted by the elements of Prosperidad Police Station, Agusan del Sur Highway Patrol Team and United Philippine Nationwide Peacekeeping Task Force at about 3:00 AM of October 17, 2012 in Brgy. Sta. Maria, Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur. The operation led to the arrest of Nora M. Dipatuan of N’QUEENS Overseas Employment and confiscation of three (3) multicabs loaded with seventy-seven (77) persons. The vehicles were travelling from Cotabato City to Surigao City when flagged down by the authorities and upon verification, suspects failed to present any legal recruitment document. A case for illegal recruitment was filed against Nora Dipatuan y Malagyan, Aslea Melo y Tayag and Miguel Salvador y Abayag docketed under nps nr. 13-03-inv-12j-201 at 10th Judicial Region, Branch 6, Patin-ay, Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur, thru regular filling with no bailbond. The sixty two (62) adult victims were properly turned-over to their respective Municipalities while nine (9) minors are now under the custody of DSWD Regional Office Caraga. PRO 13 will continue to work in close coordination with other government and non-government agencies to discourage profit-oriented and self-serving individuals who use our region as channel of their criminal activities. PCSUPT Carmelo E. Valmoria praised his men for a job well done.

2 vans for hire Carnapped by CT’s C

amp Rafael C Rodriguez, Libertad, Butuan City - Two Toyota Hi-Ace vans were hired by armed group believed to be members of Communists-Terrorists at Langihan Terminal, Butuan City but were eventually carnapped at the mountainous area of Purok 4, Brgy. Hamogaway, Bayugan City, Agusan del Sur on October 27, 2012. At 10:30AM, the Toyota Hi-Ace commuter van (temporary plate PCT 1112-35067) driven by Nelson Q. Mortos Jr.,and another Toyota Hi-Ace van (LJY 455) driven by Jerry M. Senon were hired by unidentified persons en route to Compostela Valley Province. Upon reaching the vicinity of Brgy. Hamogaway, Bayugan City, Agusan del Sur, Nelson was forced to disembark from the vehicle but instead he speeded up and escaped. On the other hand, Jerry and his conductor were freed in Brgy. Hamogaway after their vehicle was stolen. Victims went home to Compostela Province but were warned not to divulge the incident. The armed group immediately fled towards the mountainous area of the same barangay. Personnel of Bayugan City Police Station are conducting further investigation for the possible identification and apprehension of the suspects. PRO 13 Director, PCSUPT Carmelo Valmoria reminded the public to be more vigilant especially those who engaged in Car Rental businesses to require their clients with valid I.D’s and other important documents before allowing their vehicles to be hired. He further challenged the leadership of the NPA to stop harassing private individuals particularly those who are earning for a decent living. PRO 13 denounces all forms of violence perpetrated by these criminal elements and encourages the public to do the same.


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