PRO2 nabs 2 personalities for illegal logging in Tuguegarao City
CAMP MARCELO A. ADDURU, TUGUEGARAO CITY- Police Regional Office 2 in its continuing campaign on PD 709 (Anti-illegal Logging) arrested two (2) individuals yesterday, February 1, 2021 in Tuguegarao City.
ZArrested suspects were idetified as Francisco P Sanchez Jr, 60 years old, married, driver and a resident of Brgy. Epza, Angeles City, Pampanga/1425 Marissa St., Gen. T De Leon, Valenzuela City and and Wilmar P Ada, 26 years old, single, helper and a resident of #002 Ricky Avenue, Tañada Subd., Gen. T. De Leon, Valenzuela City.
PRO2 Regional Director PBGEN Crizaldo O Nieves in his report to Chief PNP PGEN Debold M Sinas stated that at about 10:10 PM of same date personnel of Tuguegarao City Police Station led by PLTCOL Jhonalyn Q Tecbobolan, Chief Of Police, were conducting checkpoint at the Quarantine Control Point in Carig, Tuguegarao City when they flagged down an Isuzu Elf closed van, bearing Plate No. NGP 7646 loaded with unestimated board feet of NARRA and KAMAGONG. The driver and his companion failed to present any valid document authorizing them to transport the lumber.
The arrested suspects and their vehicle loaded with the said lumber were immediately brought to Tuguegarao City PS for scaling and documentation. Consequently, a case for violation of PD 705 is being prepared against the suspects.
RD Nieves applauded the relentless efforts of the operating personnel in enforcing the law. “I will assure that the Valley Cops under my command will continue to intensify our campaign against illegal logging and we will not stop until the last illegal logger is put in jail”, he added.