Camp Sgt Quintin M Merecido, Buhangin, Davao City- The relentless and unified operations of the Police Regional Office 11 intelligence operatives and warrant section personnel resulted to the arrest of three hundred sixty (360) hunted fugitives listed in different provinces and city of Region 11 from July 1-31, 2019.

According to PBGen Marcelo C Morales, Regional Director, the 31-day period yielded 297 Wanted Persons and 64 Most Wanted Persons including a Top NPA Official.

Topping the period’s accomplishment on Most Wanted Person was the apprehension of
RONNIE DUMASIG CAMPANER, 51 years old, single, jobless and resident of Purok Lauan, Brgy. Poblacion, King King Pantukan COMVAL Province, and a known Commanding Officer of Guerilla Front 2, Southern Mindanao Regional Command and National Most Wanted Person of the Armed Forces of the Philippines on July 12.

Likewise, on July 18, 2019, Country’s Most Wanted Person was arrested at Talaingod, Davao del Norte identified as Richard Gulfan Orayan, 43 years old, male, married, a resident of Purok 1, Sto. Niño, Talaingod, Davao del Norte by virtue of Warrant of Arrest for Kidnapping for Ransom under Criminal Case Number 13799 issued by Hon. Jacinta b. Tambago, Presiding Judge, Regional Trial Court Branch 48, 5th Judicial Region, Masbate City, dated May 27, 2009.

Further, Orayan was a member of PEPINO KIDNAP FOR RANSOM GROUP and served the group as abductor, guard and tipster. He was involved in the following Kidnapping for Ransom of the following victims: Enrique Carlos on October 2005; Anton Yang Jr on February 2006; Santos Nang on April 2006; Josuha Ferias on January 2006; Jasmin Perez on December 2006; Kenneth Mark Jade Reyes on November 2006; and Reynaldo Santillan on December 2008.

Adding to the list was the arrest of Rosilito Pañas Helig, 42 years old, live-in, male, farmer, resident of Purok 18, Brgy. Casoon, Monkayo, Comval, No. 1 Most Wanted Person in Monkayo for the crime of Rape who was nabbed on July 15, 2019 at 6:00 PM.

Based on record, Helig was charged with Two (2) Counts of Rape on April 2018 after his 14- year old daughter bravely revealed to the police authorities that she was sexually molested by his father since she was 13 years old. She also disclosed that her father always threatened her.

Meanwhile, PBGen Morales lauded the collective success and intelligence led planning of PRO 11’s intelligence operatives. Leading with the most number of arrest was Davao City Police Office with 143; Second, Davao del Norte Police Provincial Office with 57; and third is Compostela Valley Police Provincial Office with 54; DSPPO with 46, DOPPO with 42 and Davao Occidental with 18 arrested wanted persons. More so, he encouraged all police commanders to push further their efforts to arrest the remaining Most Wanted Persons the soonest possible time.

Rest assured that PRO 11 will not stop until those wanted persons will be all behind bars.

“Hinihikayat ko ang publiko na maging mapagmatyag sa inyong kapaligiran. I-report sa amin ang inyong nalalaman at kung may matuklasang MWP na nagtatago sa inyong lugar, ipagbigay-alam agad sa pinakamalapit na Police Station sa inyong lugar,” RD Morales ended.

Authority: PBGEN. MARCELO C. MORALES, RD-PRO XI
Releasing Officer: PMAJ JASON L BARIA , C, RPIO
Police Regional Office 11
Camp Sgt. Quintin M Merecido, Buhangin, Davao City
PRESS RELEASE No. 08-14-01
Date: August 14, 2019