Ten wheeler truck and 1 head truck recovered in Taguig Warehouse
Joint personnel of Taguig City Police Station led by PSSUPT THOMAS C APOLINARIO JR., Calamba City Police Station led by PSUPT JOEL C PERNITO, Intelligence Section of Laguna Police Provincial Office led by PSUPT ROLLY MENDOZA, HPG-PRO4A led by PCINSP DIONISIO, Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) and members of Barangay Security Force (BSF) of Barangay Ibayo Tipas, Taguig City led by Barangay Captain Reynaldo G Flores under the over-all supervision of PSSUPT FEDERICO P CASTRO JR., Deputy District Director for Operations (DDDO) of the Southern Police District (SPD), served this morning a search warrant issued by Honorable Amor A Reyes, Executive Judge of RTC Branch 21, Manila at the premises of H. Allied Land Family Holding Corporation located along H.R. Capistrano St., Ibayo Tipas, Taguig City. Also present during the conduct of search and seizure were Atty. Anthony Dy – legal counsel of the owner of the said warehouse, Edgardo R Reyes and Charlie A Regilme, Sheriff and Legal Researcher of RTC Branch 21, respectively.
Recovered during search are three (3) alleged stolen vehicles as follows: one (1) unit of Isuzu ten wheeler truck, color red and gray/aluminum without plate number and with tampered chassis and engine numbers; one (1) unit of Fuso Isuzu ten wheeler truck, color red and gray/aluminum wing van without plate number with tampered chassis and engine numbers, and one (1) unit of Isuzu head truck, color blue with exhausted fan (converted to electric fan) attached to the dash with named tag “YOYOY”.
Complainants Wencislao E Hingan y Esquivel, 39 years old of Paciano Rizal, Calamba City whose ten wheeler Isuzu cargo truck drop side bearing plate number WCE 150 which was carnapped on March 25, 2011 at Paciano Rizal, Calamba City and Rizaldo M Malaluan y Magtibay, 45 years old from Parian, Calamba City whose ten wheeler truck Fuso Aluminum Wing Van Cargo truck bearing plate number RHY 272 which was carnapped on April 21, 2011 in his given address, who were present during the search positively and physically pinpointed and identified their respective vehicle despite of its tampered chassis and engine numbers.
Another owner, identified as Trinidad Gonzales, managed to identify the head of his missing truck, an Isuzu cargo truck bearing plate number CXC- 233 with chassis and engine numbers CXM23U30002646 and 10PD1754664 respectively that was also illegally kept inside the Allied Family Holding Corporation.
The SPD and Taguig Police are in the process again of applying for another search warrant for the validation of other vehicles stored inside the warehouse. So far the owners of the warehouse who are engaged in the buy and sell of trucks/heavy equipment have been "very cooperative" during the search and seizure conducted inside the H. Allied Land Family Holding premises.
"The operation was very successful and the task force has agreed upon with the lawyer of the company that we will be having another inventory of the vehicles this coming Thursday.
The SPD operatives will continuously scouring the nearby areas to find out if other warehouses are being used for storage of stolen vehicles. We are also in the process of identifying the personalities involved in the said modus operandi and identifying the identities/personalities of thepersons who are engaged in this operation. We can get information base on interviews and interrogations that will be made with the owners of these warehouses who are engaged in the buy and sell to determine the personnel or personalities who have been engaging with them in the buy and sell business."We will not stop on the investigation of those responsible or behind this.
Meanwhile, all the recovered vehicles were immediately towed with the assistance of the Taguig police personnel and the Provincial Public Safety Battalion of Laguna PPO and brought to the court designated and accredited warehouse.
SPD SWAT placed 2nd out of forty-six SWAT Teams
The Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team 2 of Southern Police District (SPD) composed of four policemen led by PO3 Joseph R Bayot and members PO1 Allan E Orio, PO1 Ivan C Isidro and PO1 Heronimo D Umipig bagged 2nd place out of forty-six (46) SWAT Teams, NCRPO wide during the SWAT competition on May 28-29, 2011 at NCRPO Firing Range, Camp Bagong Diwa, Bicutan, Taguig City.
The SWAT competition aimed to assess the capabilities of different SWAT teams in Metro Manila to make sure that they are well prepared in any worst case situations in the future. Focused during the competition are the close quarter battle techniques wherein the SWAT teams were tested in life threatening situations which is similar to that of the incident in Quirino Grandstand that left eight Hong Kong tourists dead.
SPD cops lauded for seizing 1kilo of Cocaine
Two (2) Southern Police District (SPD) personnel were given certificate of commendation this morning during the flag raising ceremony held at HSPD Grandstand, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City.
PO3 Alvin B Matutinao and PO3 Marvin S Zata of the District Anti-Illegal Drugs (DAID), SPD were able to seized 1 kilo of cocaine with street value of P 300,000.00 and arrested two (2) suspected pusher in a buy bust operation in along Alexander corner Edison St., Brgy San Isidro, Makati City on May 6, 2011 at about 3:00 p.m. inside the car of a police operative who posed as the poseur buyer.
The suspects were identified as: Bernanrdo Boco y Guiraldo @ Bernie of Maricaban, Pasay City and Vladimir E Arano @ Bok, resident of Brgy San Isidro, Makati City , both members of Samar Drug syndicate.
The evidence recovered were subjected for Crime Laboratory Examinantion while the suspects were detained at DIDMD Detention Cell. Suspects were charged for Violation of the Dangerous Drug Act of 2002.
Policemen found hijacked trucks and buses in Metal Recycling Shop in Taguig
Metal Recycling Shop in Taguig City raided. Armed with a search warrant issued by Judge Amor Reyes of Manila Regional Trial Court Branch 21 on May 27, 2011 for Violation of Republic Act 6539 or otherwise known as the Anti-Carnapping Law and Art 306 of the Revised Penal Code , joint elements of Laguna Provincial Office (PPO); Southern Police District (SPD); Taguig City Police Station, CIDG and the Highway Patrol Group (HPG) raided Anlud Metal Recycling Corporation located along Daang Manunuso in Barangay Tipas, Taguig City allegedly owned by a certain Albert Dy. The raid took place in the evening of May 27, 2011.
During the raid, the policemen were able to recovered three (3) Fusu wing vans, one of them of that of Orendain’s. The two other vans bear license plates UNE-465 and RHY-272. A Nissan bus (RJE-827) and an Isuzu cargo truck (WCE-150); various truck parts and license plates and 100 bags of holcim cement
The policemen and Samuel Orendain, the truck owner was able to locate the exact whereabouts of the truck which was carjacked by four (4) unidentified armed men along Barangay Batina, San Pedro, Laguna on May 26, 2011, Thursday at dawn while its driver and helper are resting from a long trip because the truck has a GPS (global positioning system) tracking device.
Disposal of Unexploded Explosive Ordnances (UXOs)
The Southern Police District (SPD) turned-over to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Division, Philippine National Police, Logistic Support Service, (EODD-PNPLSS), Camp Crame, Quezon City for disposal 99 different kinds of Unexploded Explosives Ordnances (UXO’s) stored/deposited in SPD ammo/storage magazine.
The EODD, PNPLSS personnel will spearhead the disposal of the Unexploded Explosives Ordnances (UXOs) with the assistance of our personnel from the District Special Weapons and Tactics Explosive Ordnance Disposal (DSWAT-EOD) who have the specialized training in EOD methods led by PSINSP MA. LUZ DE LA CRUZ with three (3) others.
The disposal of the Unexploded Ordnance will be done following the applicable SOPs, policies, regulations and procedures in the disposition of ordinance and ammunition rendered hazardous by damage or deterioration. Whenever justifiable destruction as means of disposition of explosive ordnance and ammunition shall be accomplish by burning, detonation or dumping at sea.
SPD-PNP Clean –up Drive for “Balik Eskwela”
In preparation for the opening of classes in June, the Southern Police District through its seven (7) Police Stations in coordination with the different school officials, local government units, barangay force multipliers, parents, and other non-government offices had already started their clean –up drive in some schools within SPD area. Followed by a meeting on police security measures to ensure the safety of millions of students who will be returning to their classrooms.
The PNP will set up Police Assistance Desks (PADs) to major school campuses and clustered schools to help provide security to students, teachers, parents and other school officials while mobile and foot patrols along major routes/ highways will be intensified.
SPD Prepares for Typhoon Chedeng
POLICE CHIEF SUPERINTENDENT JOSE ARNE M DE LOS SANTOS, District Director of the Southern Police District ordered the Chiefs of Police of the seven (7) Police Stations under SPD and the District Public Safety Battalion (DPSB) to place their respective teams of Search and Rescue Operation on stand-by in preparation for the onslaught of typhoon “Chedeng” to include their search and rescue equipment.
The Chiefs of Police and the PCP Commanders were also ordered to undertake precautionary measures and disaster response activities in coordination with the local government units, medical teams and barangay officials such as but not limited to the checking of open manholes, cleaning and declogging of drainage/ canals.
We have to be prepared and be ready to respond to any eventualities should heavy rains hit Metro Manila area. To achieve that “no casualties” will be reported, six hundred (600) PNP personnel are on standby ready to respond if calls for the situation with the available search and rescue equipments.
To the general public, remain vigilant and continuously monitor the situation through news advisories. While residents in low laying areas and or flood prone areas to guard against possible flashfloods and landslides. If possible, stay on high grounds. Please cooperate if they are told to evacuate or leave their houses or place for their safety. Additionally, stockpile non-perishable goods or items for the coming rainy seasons.
Bus conductor responsible in stabbing a Spanish National Arrested
Elements of Pasay City Police Station arrested at dawn yesterday, Aristotle Axibal y Estabillo, 34 years old, married, presently residing at Partas Bus Garage along Tramo, Pasay City and the bus conductor who robbed and stabbed Beatriz Pereiro y Estevan, female, 30 years old, single, Spanish national and a doctor in her hotel room in Green View Hotel located along Tramo, Pasay City on May 19, 2011 while she was sleeping and woke up when he saw a man resembled to Axibal scouring through her bag. Pereiro was stabbed 15 times, but survived the attacked.
Axibal was positively identified by Dr. Pereiro through a video shown to her at her hospital bed at San Juan de Dios hospital as her attacker.
The arrest of Axibal followed after his bus arrived from a bus trip from the province at the Partas Bus Terminal in Barangay Malibay on Sunday at 2:00 a.m. .
Axibal did not resist arrest when arrested by the policemen and chose to remain silent when questioned. Dr. Pereiro on the other hand refused to have a face-to-face confrontation with Axibal because she is very scared.
Charges of Robbery with frustrated homicide are now being readied by the Pasay City Police Station against Aristotle Axibal and his girlfriend.
50 Southern Metro Policemen Undergo Criminal Investigation Course
Fifty (50) policemen of the Southern Police District who qualify the training eligibility requirements for police investigators will be undergoing the Criminal Investigation Course (CIC) to be administered by the District Special Training Unit (DSTU).
The said refresher course is one way to develop competent field investigators and to further hone their investigative capability especially those who possesses the skills to handle proper crime incident investigation resulting to its immediate resolution.
The course is divided in four (4) modules wherein the participants will be exposed in General Subjects, Laws and Jurisprudence, Investigative Procedures and Court Practices. Students must have to undergo the 240 training hours in order to complete the course and be considered graduate.
Professors from the University of the Philippines (UP) Law School are invited to teach the participants with other experts in such fields such as scene of the crime operatives (SOCO) officers, judges and prosecutors.
Shootout with Armed Hold-uppers along EDSA-Rotonda
While detectives of Station Investigation and Detection Management Section (SIDMS) of the Pasay City Police were conducting covert patrol operations against criminal elements along EDSA corner FB Harrison St. at about 1:00 AM of May 20, 2011, four (4) suspicious looking unidentified malefactors were observed onboard a passing Mayamy passenger bus with plate number TXW 366, when suddenly, one of them brought out a handgun. Witnessing said situation, PCINSP RAYMUND A LIGUDEN and his men gave chase. Sensing the presence of the policemen, one (1) of the armed malefactors jumped out from the said bus; however, he was cornered by pursuing operatives and a caliber .38 with live ammunitions was confiscated from his possession. Said person was identified as Hernan Martines y Torres, a Cebuano by origin, 30 years old, married, and a resident of Brgy. Bulangan, Parañaque City, a fish vendor and a member of the dreaded Sputnik Gang.
The commandeered bus driven by Dominador T Usita, Jr. was blocked by the policemen at the corner of Sgt. Mariano St and EDSA. PO1 James Anthony K Gil and PO2 Dennis Bautista, both of SIDMS, Pasay City Police immediately boarded the bus and tried to accost the suspects. During the scuffle, the other hold-uppers managed to jump out from the bus and fired their guns hitting the private vehicle of the operatives and, merged themselves with the crowd that gathered beside the street. One of the suspects was hit during the firefight. The other suspects managed to elude arrest from the operatives, who were later joined by mobile patrol units of Pasay City Police Station.
One of the wounded suspects was brought to the hospital but was declared dead on arrival (DOA). While the area of the shootout was being sanitized, a security guard identified as Ruben Capinpin from Harrison Wholesale Center, claimed that the said hold-uppers likewise attempted to rob their mall located at 2899 FB Harrison St, Pasay City and even carted away the handgun of their duty guards.
Meanwhile, suspect Martines was brought to the Pasay City Police Station for investigation and will be charged for Attempted Robbery (against the Harrison Wholesale Center), Robbery for the taking away the service firearm of S/G Dennis Cerbo, Illegal Possession of Firearm and Ammunitions and Attempted Robbery against the Mayamy bus line bearing plate number TXW 366.
SOCO elements processed the area where the two hold-uppers were gunned down. The fatalities were identified by Hernan as one @Robert, also a Sputnik Member and the one who was pronounced DOA at the hospital was identified thru an NBI record inside his wallet, as Ronaldo Salazar Y Punto, also a Sputnik member. Recovered also from the suspects were three (3) caliber .38 revolvers all loaded with live ammunitions.
Arrested Person for Violation of Sec. 5 and 11 of RA 9165
Elements of Station Anti-Illegal Drug Division- Special Operations Task Group (SAID-SOTG) of Taguig City Police arrested the person of Salvador Solibel Y Santos, AKA “Badong”, 49 years old, married, jobless, high school undergraduate, born on September 9, 1961 at Paso Bagumbayan, Taguig City with same address during buy-bust operation conducted No. 247-0 Cocohills, Bagumbayan, Taguig City at about 2:30 PM of May 19, 2011 for the violation of Sec. 5 and 11 of RA 9165.
Pieces of evidence seized from the suspect possession are two (2) small heat sealed transparent plastic sachet containing white substance marked “RDM-1 with date 5-19-11 (Item Subject of Buy Bust) and “RDM-2 with date 5-19-11 (item confiscated from the suspect); One (1) TANITA digital weighing scale marked” RDM-05 with date 051911; recovered buy bust marked money amounting to Three thousand five hundred pesos (Three Pcs of 1000 pesos with serial numbers ZF486631, BS499038 and YR107590 marked “MP” and one piece of 500 pesos marked MP with serial Number RT715040 and two thousand six hundred pesos (2,650.00).
Case of Violation of Section 5 and 11 of RA 9165 is being readied against said suspect by the Taguig City Police Station.
2 Persons Arrested for Violation of RA 9165
(Comprehensive Dangerous Drug Act of 2002)
Elements of STT operatives of Pasay City Police Station led by PSINSP MELVIN R MONTANTE Chief, STT while conducting anti-criminality operation and monitoring along EDSA , Pasay Rotonda Taft Avenue, Pasay City at about 5:30 AM of May 19, 2011 arrested following-named persons: 1).ALBERTO BAYBAYAN y MARQUEZ, 35 years old, single, Sapa Dos St., Rosario, Cavite and MARK ALLEN GRAMA y CHA, 25 years old, single, jobless, resident of Sapa Dos St., Cavite for Violation of Section 5 and Section 11, Article 2, RA 9165 (Comprehensive Dangerous Drug Act of 2002). Arrested suspects were seen suspiciously standing over the footbridge located along EDSA near corner Pasay Rotonda Taft Avenue, Pasay City of which one of them holding suspicious box.
Recovered from the arrested suspects was one (1) box containing six (6) bricks of suspected dried marijuana’s covered with packaging tapes estimated more or less six (6) kilograms. Likewise, follow-up operation is being conducted by the operatives of Pasay City Police Station for possible apprehension of their sources.
Recovered pieces of evidence and the arrested persons were properly turned-over to Station Anti-illegal Drugs for proper disposition and for filing appropriate charges against them.
Arrest of Robbery (Hold-Up) Suspect
One of the suspect of Robbery (hold-up) incident that transpired at Jaka Plaza along Dr. A. Santos Avenue, Barangay San Isidro, Parañaque City on May 18, 2011 at about 7:30 p.m. was arrested by elements of PCP-4, Parañaque City Police Station during follow-up operation following a report from victim, Danny Daridag Y Ramos, 28 years old, married, jobless and a resident of Santa Scholastica Street, San Antonio Valley 3, Barangay San Antonio, Parañaque City. Arrested suspect was identified as Christopher Razul y Jacinto, 28 years old, married jobless and a resident of Olivares Compound, Barangay San Isidro, Parañaque City, who was positively identified by victim Daridag.
Initial investigation disclosed that on the given time, date and place, while victim was waiting for his wife beside Jaka Plaza, when suddenly suspect armed with bladed weapon appeared from behind and subsequently grabbed him and poke the bladed weapon on his neck. Suspects divested his cash money amounting to Php 2,000.00, Driver’s License, Voter’s ID and Nokia Cellular Phone Model 2030 worth Php 5,000.00. Thereafter, said suspects fled on foot bringing the loot towards the direction of Fatima, Olivares Compound, Parañaque City. The victim sought assistance at PCP 4 of the Parañaque City Police Station which in turn immediately acted and responded to the report that resulted to the arrest of one of suspect Christopher Razul while his cohorts a certain Leo Lazara @ “Ronjon” and “POPO” both of legal ages and still at-large.
The suspect was charged of Robbery Hold-up before the Parañaque City Prosecutors’ office. A follow-up operation is now being undertaken by the Paranaque City Police Station for the immediate apprehension of the duo suspects.
NCRPO Anti-Criminality Campaign Program Assures Prompt Responses
The Southern Police District thru the District Police Community Relation Division (DPCRD) headed by PSUPT VERMANDO C TECSON with the Station Police Community Relation Officers/Public Information Officers of the different police stations under Southern Police District together with their respective personnel distributed to the public and posted to all conspicuous places and public converge the NCRPO anti-criminality program dubbed as “Subukan Nyo Po Kami”, a text program that will serve as the main gateway of the NCRPO of entertaining complaints of the public, to receive emergency calls that seeks immediate police assistance and responses.
This “Subukan Nyo Po Kami” program of the NCRPO in fighting criminalities has two (2) trunk numbers to receive complaints: 0915-8888181 and 0999-9018181. Your PNP can now be reached anytime of the day and night since this program will serve as the 24-hour short messaging (SMS) action center of the NCRPO that will act on matters reported to them.
Fall of 13th Top Most Wanted Person in Pasay
The 13th top most wanted person in Pasay City fell into the hands of the combined elements of the Warrant and Subpoena Section and PCP 8 personnel of Pasay City Police Station led by PSI Prudencio Lumapat on May 15, 2011 following an information from a concerned citizen that subject person was frequently seen along Sampaguita St., in Barangay 184 Zone 19 Maricaban Area Pasay City.
Arrested was ARGIE “BUTCHOY” MORALES, tagged as the 13th top most wanted person listed on top Twenty Top Most Wanted Persons in Pasay City. He was arrested based on a warrant issued by Judge Eugenio G. de la Cruz of RTC Branch 117, Pasay City for Attempted Murder on August 11, 2008 under Criminal Case Number R-PSY-08-08079-CR.
PSSUPT NAPOLEON CUATON, Chief of Police, Pasay City Police Station cited the efforts of personnel of Warrant and Subpoena Section and PCP-8 personnel led by PSI PRUDENCIO LUMAPAT for the arrest of the suspect.
Recovery of Toyota Avanza, color Black with Plate Nr. NOO-960 and Arrest of Robbery Hold-up suspect in Paranaque City
Intel/ANCAR operatives of Las Pinas City Police Station led by SPO2 Salvador G Cardenas together with PO2 Nasrudin K Maguid recovered a Toyota Avanza color Black bearing plate number NOO-960, Model 2009 with Engine number DE37413 and Chassis number MHFM1BEF8KO11205, registered to JAIME S BARREDO of B73 L31 Mabuhay Homes, Salawag, Dasmarinas, Cavite which was parked/abandoned along Plane View Street ATO Compound, Barangay CAA, Las Pinas City at about 1:00 PM, May 17, 2011.
Based on a report received, the said motor vehicle was used by four (4) suspects in a robbery hold-up incident at San Antonio Valley 2, Barangay San Isidro, Paranaque City wherein the victim is Maria Vilma Mitra y Rodriquez alias Mabel, 49 years old, married, Lady Security Guard of Philippine Airlines and a resident of 1760 Silahis Street Barangay CAA, Las Pinas City who was robbed of her hand bag containing two (2) cellular phone (3310C and 3310), one (1) pair of Lady Shoes, assorted keys, security license and FAP ID.
During the recovery of the said motor vehicle, JASON BARREDO y DEBORJA alias Jay, 19 years old, with live-in partner, jobless, of B83 L31 Mabuhay Homes 2000, Barangay Salawag, Dasmarinas Cavite and presently residing at #159 Panay Street Barangay CAA, Las Pinas City arrived at the place with the key and introduced himself as the son of the registered owner. Complainant/victim Maria Vilma Mitra also proceeded at the place were she positively identified and pinpointed Jason Barredo as one of the four (4) suspects who declared a hold-up and at knife point forcibly grabbed her handbag. Suspect Barredo voluntarily identified his three (3) companions namely: DENNIS PABALATE, certain aka MOTMOT and one unidentified person, all of Malakas Street Barangay CAA, Las Pinas City.
The kitchen knife which the suspects used during the robbery is also recovered from the flooring of said vehicle. Recovered evidences together with the suspect were properly turned over to SIDMD of Paranaque City Police Station for proper, documentation, investigation and disposition.
Employee of Ally Marc 3M Employment Agency
arrested for Illegal Detention
Barangay Officials of Barangay 91 Zone 9 Pasay City arrested Mary Ann Bayarcal y Tudlasan, 24 years old, widow, employee of Ally Marc 3M Employment Agency and residing at No. 2471 P. Villanueva Street Pasay City on May 10, 2011 at 9:00 in the evening on complaint for Illegal Detention of Jennifer Del Pilar y Demecillo, 30 years old, married, jobless of Espina Compound, Tipolo, Mandaue City Cebu; Rose Pepito y Villacora, 42 years old, single, jobless of Lipata, Minglanilla Cebu; and Edmon Mondes y Torlao, 23 years old, jobless of Burgos Street Leyte, Leyte.
Investigation disclosed that the above-named victims were recruited by Ally Marc 3M Employment Agency as household helpers and caretaker and arrived here in Metro Manila on different dates. Complainant Mondes averred that he served as caretaker of the said employment agency for two (2) months without pay allegedly in contrast to his agreement with the said agency that only his first one month salary will be his Cash Bond. On the other hand, complainant Rose Pepito alleged that she had not receive her two (2) weeks salary given by her employer as housemaid in San Pedro, Laguna, thus prompted her to returned to their Staff House on April 30, 2011 while complainant Jennifer del Pilar alleged that the said employment agency assured her for a job as household helper but was not given any since she arrived here in Manila for five (5) days.
The three were rescued after complainant Mondes called-up and sought the helped of his sister in Maligaya Street Novaliches, Quezon City on May 10, 2011 informing her of their ordeal, that they have been detained at Bayarcal Residence since April 20, 2011 and who in turn sought the help of the Barangay Officials of Barangay 91 Zone 9, Pasay City and there they found the three (3) complainants locked in the said house owned by a certain William Ty, a Chinese National.
On May 11, 2011, the City Prosecutor Office of Pasay City issued a Minute Resolution recommending the filing of Information for Illegal Detention against respondent Mary Ann Bayarcal y Tudlasan.
SPD holds Seminar on Human Rights
The Southern Police District through the District Human Rights Affairs Office (HRAO) headed by PSUPT CARLOS SALAZAR in coordination with Human Rights Affairs Office, Camp Crame under the able leadership of PCSUPT CLARENCE V GUINTO, Regional Human Rights Afairs Office (RHRAO) and the Commission on Human Rights, National Capital Region (CHR-NCR) under the watch of Atty. Homero Matthew P. Rusiana holds seminar on Human Rights at Headquarters, Southern Police District , Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City on May 17, 2011. This activity forms part of the existing cooperation between the Philippine National Police (PNP) and Commission on Human Rights(CHR) in the promotion of human rights within the PNP.
The seminar also sought to increase the human rights awareness of the PNP, to make our police force accountable for upholding human rights and to become guardians of human rights and genuine protectors of the Filipino people. PSSUPT JAMES B BUCAYU, Deputy District Director for Administration (DDDA) gave the opening remarks which emphasized that “PNP personnel must strictly adhere to the rule of law in order not to violate human rights especially in the pursuit of its responsibility of law enforcement and mission accomplishment. He also urged the SPD -PNP to be a true advocates human rights”.
A total of 54 PNP uniformed personnel, 19 Police Commissioned Officers (PCOs) and 35 Police Non-Commissioned Officers (PNCOs) from district headquarters down to the seven (7) Police Stations under the Southern Police District attended the seminar.
During the Closing Ceremony, POLICE CHIEF SUPERINTENDENT JOSE ARNE M DE LOS SANTOS, District Director thanked the Commission on Human Rights-NCR and the Human Rights Affairs Office based at Camp Crame and NCRPO for supporting the PNP programs in the promotion of human rights and expressed hope that the participants/attendees in the seminar on human rights will internalize the human rights principles and serve as effective human rights advocates in replicating the human rights education in their respective units.
Office Visit of USS Carl Vinson Commanding Officer
to Southern Police District
The Commanding Officer of USS Carl Vinson Warship, US Captain Bruce H Lindsey paid an office visit to PCSUPT JOSE ARNE M DE LOS SANTOS, District Director of the Southern Police District (SPD) this morning at 11:30.
The Southern Police District is happy and fortunate to have been chosen by the USS Carl Vinson Commanding Officer to be visited and made part of their program in conducting community related activities in various parts of the southern metropolis area.
To ensure the safety of the sailors aboard the Carl Vinson who are expected to go on rest and recreation privilege for group tours at historical sites and to visit malls, commercial establishments, and place of entertainments within the southern metropolis area from morning to late hours in the evening, the Southern Police District had deployed personnel to provide area/site security, route security and traffic management, direction and control at the immediate vicinity of Jetty Port Terminal, SM Mall of Asia, Pasay City. Police visibility patrols were also deployed in areas within AOR where the sailors would go to.
Makati Cops involved in Shooting Incident Surrendered
PCINSP ANGELO GERMINAL, PO3 Robert S. Rinon and PO1 Nicolas A Apostol Jr, who were the subject of manhunt operation of Southern Police District (SPD) voluntarily submitted themselves to POLICE CHIEF SUPERINTENDENT JOSE ARNE M DE LOS SANTOS, District Director of Southern Police District (SPD) at 2:10 this afternoon. Above-mentioned policemen also turned-in their respective issued firearms. The District Director immediately placed them under restrictive custody and Pre-Charge Evaluation is being conducted to evaluate the culpability of Grave Misconduct committed.
The SPD leadership was happy following the surrender of the three policemen; the three will now face the consequences of their actions fairly and squarely. Apart from the criminal charges (murder) filed against them before the Makati City Prosecutors Office, the three will be facing administrative charges for grave misconduct which will warrant their dismissal from the police service once found guilty.
The PNP does not tolerate any wrongdoing of its personnel. Due process will have its recourse both to the erring policemen and the victim.
Purisima Orders Manhunt of Killer Cops
Irked by the slow action of police personnel on the shooting to death of a minor in Makati City last Monday, May 09, 2011, new NCRPO chief PCSUPT ALAN LM PURISIMA directed the Southern Police District (SPD) to launch a manhunt to bring the three (3) policemen involved in the shooting incident.
Purisima directed SPD Director PCSUPT JOSE ARNE DELOS SANTOS to hunt down and apply the full force of the law against PCINSP ANGELO GERMINAL, the Makati City Police Community Precint 5 Commander and two (2) other policemen, PO3 Robert Rinion and PO1 Nicolas Apostol Jr., reportedly involved in the shooting incident that resulted in the killing of Christian Serrano, a minor. The 13-year old kid was scavenging for scrap irons in an abandoned building in Kamagong Street corner Bagtikan Street in Makati City when shot by the police-suspects. The suspects did not report for duty after the incident last Monday.
Purisima is giving the three (3) suspects up to 12:00 NN Wednesday, May 11 to appear before their superior and face the consequences of their actions. Appropriate administrative and criminal charges are being readied against the three policemen. Inquest proceeding against the suspects is expected on Wednesday, May 11.
Purisima also ordered that Makati City Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OIC) PSUPT VICTOR LOARES be replaced and direct LOARES to explain why no appropriate administrative sanction be slapped on him for failure to report the incident to higher office within 24 hours.
PSUPT JAIME SANTOS is now the OIC of Makati City Police Station replacing LOARES.
“I am warning all chiefs of police and station commanders to better do your job, and inform immediately your superiors of any major incidents happening in your area of responsibility”, Purisima said.
“I don’t want a repeat of this incident. Let this serve as a warning. I will not hesitate to relieve you from posts if you are remiss of your duties”, he added.
Arrest of Ronald Cruz Adrales
Robbery Hold-Up Case (Gapos Gang)
Joint elements of Intelligence Unit and Follow Up/Theft and Robbery Unit of Paranaque Police Station led by PCINSP MICHAEL CHAVEZ and SPO4 Charlie Bayoca after a continuous follow-up operations has finally arrested Ronald Adrales y Cruz, 28 years old, single, jobless, and a resident of No. 12 Sunrise Street Bricktown Subdivision, Barangay Moonwalk, Paranaque City at 12:00 in the afternoon of May 10, 2011. While his three (3) other cohorts known as alias “Dodong”, one alias “Alfie Tan” and one alias “Morris”, all allegedly residing at Barangay Moonwalk, Paranaque City are still at large.
Ronald Adrales and his three (3) cohorts armed with handguns and bladed weapons barged inside the house of the victim Michael Lorenzo y Garlit, 43 years old, married, a PAGCOR employee and a resident of Blk 3 Lot 3 Phase 3 Moonwalk Village, Paranaque City on 7:30 p.m., May 7, 2011and at gunpoint/knifepoint hogtied him and other family members including the family of his employee one Bernardo Perez. The suspects ransacked the house of their personal belongings and then fled using the victim’s motor vehicle, a Toyota Revo color black with plate number WKP 581.
The incident was reported by the victim at Paranaque City Police Station. Taking cognizance of the report, elements of Intelligence Unit and Follow Up/Theft and Robbery Unit of Paranaque Police wasted no time and immediately conducted follow up operations that resulted to the apprehension of suspect Ronald Adrales on May 10, 2011.
The Toyota Revo of the victim used by the suspects was later recovered at Pasay City and under custody of Pasay City Police as of this time.
SPD launch a Manhunt to the 3 Policemen involved in the Shooting Incident
POLICE CHIEF SUPERINTENDENT JOSE ARNE M DE LOS SANTOS, District Director of the Southern Police District (SPD) has ordered a manhunt to bring in the three (3) Makati Policemen who allegedly shot dead a 13-year old boy scavenging at an abandoned building on Bagtikan Street in Barangay San Antonio on May 9, 2011, Monday afternoon.
The SPD District Director, has given them 24 hours to surrender, failure on their part to surface within the specified period, the SPD had no other recourse but to exert all its earnest efforts just to arrest the trio, to face the consequences of their actions. Appropriate criminal and administrative charges will also be filed against them.
On the other hand, POLICE SUPERINTENDENT VICTOR P LOARES, Officer-in-Charge of the Makati City Police Station has also been relieved and an investigation will be conducted against him after failing to report or give an accurate and timely incident on the shooting incident.
Following the relief of PSUPT LOARES, PSUPT JAIME SANTOS, has taken his place.
Qualified Theft against Cashier at Banco De Oro,
Resorts World Branch, Pasay City
A complaint of Qualified Theft was filed against Marlene Santos y Castro, 45 years old, single, branch cashier and cash vault custodian at Banco De Oro, Resorts World Manila Branch located at New Port Blvd, New Port City, Pasay City, and a resident of No. 774 Saint Paul Street, San Antonio Village, Makati City by Junior Assistant Manager Johnny Villarin Jr y Gula represented by the Bank Branch Manager Marinela Inawat y Ranoa on May 6, 201 before the Pasay City Prosecutor’s Office.
Prior to the arrest of Ms. Santos, a spot audit on the Cash Safe of the Bank was conducted by Branch Auditor Ms. Maureen Guzman y Gumera, on May 6, 2011 and discovered therein the Php 330,000.00 cash shortage taken from different cash wrappers in Php 1,000.00 denominations. Ms. Marinela Inawat, the Branch Manager was informed on the matter who in turn also informed the Area/Region Head of the said Bank.
Ms. Santos when confronted admitted involvement in the missing money but requested ample time for her to return back the same. The bank through their representative was open to explore the possibility of settlement or of a submission to alternative modes of dispute resolution.
2011 NCRPO H.O.P.E. Awards Launched
The launching of the 2011 Manila Jaycees and Basilio Group H.O.P.E. Awards within NCR wide aims to honor and recognized the outstanding personnel of NCRPO who has served as an inspiration to the community, their accomplishments and selfless service to the people whom they have vowed to serve and protect
Members of Manila Jaycees led by Mr. Juanito m. Chua Jr, Chairman, MJC and Basilio Group paid a courtesy call to PCSUPT JOSE ARNE M DE LOS SANTOS, PhD, District Director to launch the 2011 NCRPO H.O.P.E. awards held at SPD Headquarters, Fort Andres Bonifacio, Taguig City. The group was introduced by PSUPT ARJUN B LUIG, Chief, DPHRDD/D1.
PCSUPT JOSE ARNE M DE LOS SANTOS, PhD, District Director delivering his welcome remarks to the Members of the Manila Jaycees and Basilio Group for the launching of the 2011 NCRPO H.O.P.E. at HSPD. Present are the members of its Command Group, Directorial Staff, and Deputy Chiefs of Police of the seven (7) Police Stations and other Officers of SPD.
Mr. Juanito Chua Jr, Chairman, Manila Jaycees, Guest of Honor and Speaker as he delivers his Inspirational Message to the Officers and men of Southern Police District (SPD) on May 9, 2011 during the Traditional Monday Flagraising Ceremony and Launching of the 2011 H.O.P.E. Awards held at HSPD Fort Andres, Bonifacio, Taguig City.
Mr. Juanito M Chua Jr. shakes hands and exchanges smiles with PCSUPT JOSE ARNE M DELOS SANTOS, PhD, District Director as he receives a plaque of appreciation as Guest of Honor and Speaker of SPD during the Traditional Monday Flagraising Ceremony and launching of the 2011 NCRPO- Manila Jaycees and Basilio Group H.O.P.E. Awards on May 9, 2011 at Headquarters Southern Police District, Fort Andres Bonifacio, Taguig City.
Arrest of Edmond Chijioke Onyemere and five (5) other Nigerian Nationals
Personnel of Bureau of Immigration led by ANGELITO S GERONIMO, Deputy Head for Operations with five (5) others personally coordinated with Las Pinas City Police Station for a joint operation with the operatives of the Station Intelligence and Station Anti-Illegal Drugs in conducting validation of the admission status, immigration documents and activities of Foreign Nationals listed and subject of the Mission Order issued under Executive Order of Department of Justice- Bureau of Immigration (BI) on May 2, 2011 signed by Commissioner Ricardo A David Jr. in case they violated other Philippine Laws.
Verification/Validation of the status of the Nigerian Nationals was done simultaneously in coordination of with Barangay authorities of Barangay Manuyo Dos and Barangay Pamplona 3, Las Pinas City at about 5:00 AM, May 6, 2011.
As a result, six (6) Foreign Nationals were civilly invited and brought to Las Pinas CPS for documentation prior to turn-over to Bureau of Immigration head office.
The Foreign Nationals were identified as (1) EDMOND CHIJIOKE ONYEMERE, 29 years old, married, businessman of 115 Castanas Street, (2) VICTOR DHIJIOKE EDEH, 31 years old, married, AMA student of B3 L3 Valerio Street, (3) LAZARUS ECHEZONA NWAGU, 24 years old, single, student of L22 B2 Falcon Street, (4) GEORGE N VLAYEE, 33 years old, married, businessman, all of Gatchalian Subdivision, Manuyo Dos, (5) MICHAEL UCHEHHA ACUSIH, 35 years old, married, businessman of No. 140, Naga Road, Pulang Lupa Dos and (6) YAHAYA ZINENTAH, 36 years old, residing at B8 L1-A T. Legarda Street BF Resort.
The arrested foreign nationals were turned-over to the personnel of Bureau of Immigration after documentation for proper disposition.
Two (2) Persons arrested for Violation of 9165
Elements of District Anti-Illegal Drugs Special Operation Task Group (DAID-SOTG) conducted a buy-bust operation at Alexander cor. Edison Street, Barangay San Isidro, Makati City at about 3:00 PM, May 6, 2011 which resulted to the arrest of Bernardo Boco y Guiraldo alias Bernie, 45 years old, married, electrician and Vladimir Arano y Espanto alias Bok, 35 years old, single, pedicab driver.
During the operations, personnel were able to recovered one (1) brick of suspected cocaine weighing more or less a kilo, wrapped in a packaging tape.
The two arrested persons are presently detained at SPD detention cell and appropriate charges are being readied against them for inquest proceedings.
Organization of SPD Cooperative Started
The Southern Police District has started the organization of the “SPD Employees Cooperative” following the promised of Honorable Laarni Cayetano, Mayor, Taguig City to help SPD to put up its own cooperative for its personnel.
PCSUPT JOSE ARNE M DELOS SANTOS, District Director envisions that the “Cooperative” can be of service with credit facilities, food products, supplies, provide marketing for livelihood projects, and later expand its membership to personnel performing peacekeeping duties.
In line with their goal, about 100 SPD personnel had already attended seminar to learn about setting up their own cooperative. Series of seminar is also set be scheduled to SPD personnel who intends to join and become a member to the cooperative.
A run-through of the organizational structure, as well as duties and responsibilities of officers of a cooperative were also lectured during the seminar by Mr. Adorable R Coloma, Chairman, Cooperative Union of Taguig and Pateros (COUNTPA).
The SPD leadership is optimistic that the SPD Employees Cooperative will become operational before the 3rd quarter of this year ends.
Assessment and Evaluation of SPD Police Integrated Patrol System
This morning at 9:00 a.m., the Southern Police District headed by PCSUPT JOSE ARNE M DE LOS SANTOS, PhD, District had their assessment and evaluation on their Police Integrated Patrol System held at HSPD Conference Room, Fort Andres Bonifacio, Taguig City. The said activity was attended by the members of SPD Command Group, Directorial Staff; Deputy District Directors for Operations (DDDO’s) of the different Police Districts of NCRPO; Chiefs of Police of SPD and their Operations Officer. Representatives from the Highway Patrol Group (HPG); Intelligence Group (IG); Maritime Group (MARIG); Regional Public Safety Battalion (RPSB), and Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) were also invited to attend.
PCSUPT MIGUEL DM LAUREL, Deputy Regional Director for Operations (DRDO), NCRPO and PSSUPT RONALD FELIX representative of The Directorate for Operations, National Headquarters, Camp Crame served as evaluators during the assessment and evaluation of the SPD Police Integrated Patrol System (PIPs).
PCSUPT JOSE ARNE M DE LOS SANTOS, DD SPD in his welcome remarks, said that, “SPD welcome the said evaluation so that we can further improve our deployment and individual performance”, based on that evaluation, we can then plan, design and implement new program strategies, if needed and is also one way to cause us to be renewed in purpose especially in every undertaking that awaits our service and commitment towards the people whom we vowed to served and protect.
With the full implementation of the Police Integrated Patrol System (PIPS) during the 4th quarter of last year was proven to be effective in the police campaign against criminality and Police Operations to reduce street crimes, to neutralize motorcycle riding criminals, to arrest wanted persons and to address other crimes committed with the use of firearms, noting that it could assessed full range of responses necessary to address various crimes in a comprehensive way, through the conduct of patrol and police visibility along the crime prone areas .
This Police Integrated Patrol System (PIPS)has also led to dramatically increased productivity in law enforcement and has contributed to the overall decline in crime incident in the southern metropolis with the series of apprehensions and accomplishments made by the PNP.
SPD Conducts Post Blast Investigation Course to Its Personnel
To effectively and efficiently perform their duties in rendering public service, and to do away with incompetent uniformed policemen, the SPD started conducting a refresher course to its personnel from the DHQS down to the City and Municipal Stations respectively in coordination with the Philippine Bomb Data Center (PBDC) Personnel from other police districts and units/offices of the PNP were also accommodated by the Southern Police District.
The training being conducted is in compliance to the directive of Director General Raul M. Bacalzo, Chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP) to “train PNP personnel on the basic skills, as part of the PNP’s Eight Foundation Initiatives (EFI’s).”
A total of 105 uniformed PNP personnel, 96 from the different unit/offices and stations under SPD headquarters, 4 walk-in participants each from Eastern and Manila Police District and 1 PSPG are presently undergoing the three-weeks training on Post Blast Investigation to be followed by Criminal Investigation Course.
PCSUPT JOSE ARNE M DE LOS SANTOS, PhD, District Director, reiterated this back-to-basics training as a way of re-training our personnel to perform their duties with competence.
This PNP thrust also seeks to intensify their basic capabilities like investigation, proper first-responder actions and procedures, crime scene preservation and management, case build-up, proper use of firearms, arrest and handcuffing techniques, and the like.
As a continuous program, personnel from the police stations in the entire district will likewise undergo the same training.
A closing ceremony for the first batch of trainees will be held on May 24, 2011 at the HSPD Grandstand, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City.