PRESS RELEASE – February 12, 2020 Apprehension for Violation of RA 9287 (AN ACT INCREASING THE PENALTIES FOR ILLEGAL NUMBERS GAMES)

Apprehension for Violation of RA 9287 (AN ACT INCREASING THE PENALTIES FOR ILLEGAL NUMBERS GAMES)

SURIGAO DEL NORTE POLICE PROVINCIAL OFFICE

CIDG RFU 13 - Surigao del Sur PFU together with Surigao City Police Station, RIID (R2) and RIU 13 conducted Anti-Illegal Gambling Operation (Illegal Number Games) on February 11, 2020 at about 8:50PM in Purok Santan, Brgy. Washington, Surigao City which eventually resulted in the arrest of PAOLO GOMEZ QUIZON, male, 58 years old, married, and a resident of Borromeo St., Vasquez, Washington, Surigao City; ERNESTO CATUBIGAN RENDON  JR., male, 49 years old, married, and a resident of P-3, Brgy. San Juan, Surigao City; ISRAELITO ESTRADA APOLE, male, 55 years old, married, and a resident of P-1A, Brgy. San Juan, Surigao City; ROMEO OCHAVO VASQUEZ , male, 61 years old, married, and a resident of P-4, Brgy. San Juan, Surigao City; CESAR SEMBRANO RENDORA, male, 65 years old, single, and a resident of Villa Gertrudes, Brgy. Sabang 3, Surigao City; ELEANOR RABUYO QUIOCO, female, 48 years old, married, and a resident of Punta Bilang-bilang, Brgy. Taft, Surigao del Sur; ALMAR ELORZA ECOBEN, male, 19 years old, single, and a resident of P-3, Brgy. Sabang, Surigao City; LUCELYN ONG CATUBIGAN, female, 35 years old, single, and a resident of Purok Santan, Brgy. Washington, Surigao City; JOVY RENDON AYING , female, 42 years old, married, and a resident of KM2, Telecom Heights, Surigao City; and ERLINDA OCUASO MESA, female, 38 years old, married, and a resident of P-8, Brgy San Juan, Surigao City.

The arrested persons was informed of her Constitutional Rights under the Miranda Doctrine and the Anti-Torture Law upon her arrest.

Confiscated items from the possession and control of suspects were listed as follows;

  1. One (1) pc One Hundred Peso Bill (Php 100.00) Bet money;
  2. Cash proceeds amounting to Php 5,526.00 in different denomination;
  3. Five (5) pcs filled up tally sheet (improvised);
  4. Five (5) pcs Calculators;
  5. Two (2) pcs unused stub (improvised);
  6. One (1) pc used stub;
  7. Eight (8) pcs Identification Card (JGM Gaming and Leisure Corp.);
  8. Six (6) pcs Blue Ballpen;
  9. Thirty (30) pcs PCSO Swertres Tip;
  10. Seven (7) pcs Basket Coin;
  11. Ten (10) pcs used carbon stub;
  12. Two (2) pcs Staplers, and
  13. One (1) pc duplicate swertres stub filled up w/bet numbers 617 and 865 with betted total amount of Php100.00.

Arrested suspects and confiscated evidences are now under the custody of CIDG RFU13 – Surigao del Norte PFU for documentation and proper disposition.

Updated: February 12, 2020 — 6:51 am

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