Surigao del Norte (SDN)— Local cops implemented warrants of arrest against two individuals for qualified theft and theft respectively today, March 12.
Police Colonel Noel C Espinoza, Provincial Director (PD) reported that Manhunt Charlie Operation of Mainit Municipal Police Station (MPS) successfully arrested Regaldo Pedere a.k.a. Regan, 30 years old and a resident at PLDT Tower, Brgy. Silop, Mainit, SDN. Warrant of Arrest for Qualified Theft was issued by Regional Trial Court, 10th Judicial Region, Branch 29, Surigao City, dated May 3, 2018 with a recommended bail bond of Php24,000.00.
Meanwhile, Case Operational Plan “Piape” of Claver MPS personnel arrested Palito Piape, 40 years old, jobless and a resident of Purok-6, Sitio Lahi, Gigaguit, SDN. Alias Warrant of Arrest for Theft was issued by Municipal Trial Court in Cities, Branch 1, Surigao City dated December 14, 2018 with a recommended bail bond of Php12,000.00.
“In these times of Pandemic, I highly recognized the extreme needs of our fellowmen going out of their way even in the means of violating the law for the sake of families. But as a protector of mankind, we also need to safeguard properties. I highly laud our troops in their apparent drive to halt these offenders,” PD ended.