Surigao del Norte (SDN) —Alegria Municipal Police Station operatives arrested a suspect in Purok- 4, Barangay Ombong, Alegriea, SDN on April 4, 2021 around 7:30AM.
Provincial Director (PD) Police Colonel Noel C Espinoza identified the accused as Dexter S. Salbo, 39 years old, chainsaw operator and a resident of Purok 1, Alegria, SDN.
Case Operational Plan “Salbo, Maayo” was implemented by virtue of Warrant of Arrest for Violation of Presidential Decree 705 (Forestry Reform Code of the Philippines) with Criminal Case No. 15185 issued by the 10th Judicial Region, Branch 30, Surigao City, dated March 18, 2021 with recommended bail bond of Php30,000.00.
“The police force, in their faithful service to Surigaonons, will continue law enforcement operations to protect the welfare of the people as well as the preservation of their essential natural resources,” PD concluded.