17 nabbed in Kalinaw

SEVENTEEN persons with warrants of arrest were arrested by authorities during the Oplan Kalinaw in different areas of the city yesterday morning.

Davao City Police Office (DCPO) director Sr. Supt. Alexander Tagum told TIMES yesterday that the series of operations resulted in the background check and profiling of 1,158 residents, including 102 individuals who have no identification.

Tagum identified the apprehended suspects as Arlene Andong, Nikee Mangin Santos, Helen Alferez, Evangeline Alferez (illegal gambling); Bimbol Barbarona and Brian Dela Cruz Iraña (acts of lasciviousness); Carlos Ponduyo Jr. (murder); Felina Tutoan Ahon (qualified theft); Christopher Delcano (attempted homicide); Patricio Saligumba Jr. (forestry law); Jaime Salazar (reckless imprudence resulting in damage to property); Florence Dominique Pastor (election code); Rolando Dolores (anti-smoking); Regino Capa (SSS law); Calipes Paulines (theft); Lamberto Dolor (slight physical injuries); and Benjamin Pili  (estafa).

The joint operation also provided free medical check-up to 762 residents, 633 among them received free medicines and vitamins.

The three-hour operation that started at 6 a.m. was implemented in the following barangays:

Brgy 26-C (Lizada) under Sta. Ana Police Precinct;

Brgy 5-A (Puroks 2, 3, 4 in Bankerohan) under San Pedro Police Precinct; Brgy Maa (Pantinople Village and Lumicad Compound) under Talomo Police Precinct; Brgy Sasa (Mandaling, Km. 11) under Sasa Police Precinct; Brgy Mandug (Sto. Niño) under Buhangin Police Precinct; Brgy Bunawan (Purok 5A) under Bunawan Police Precinct; Brgy Lubogan (Purok 2) under Toril Police Precinct; Brgy Tacunan (Sitio Batilesan) under Tugbok Police Precinct; and Brgy Calinan (Purok 10, Cabisig) under Calinan Police Precinct.

Aiding the DCPO in the security, community service and protection operation plan include Task Force Davao, Regional Mobile Force Battalion, Philippine Coast Guard XI, Regional Mobile Unit, National Intelligence Coordinating agency (NICA) XI, Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) XI, Criminal and Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) XI, and the Regional Intelligence Unit.

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