LTOPF processing update
There will be no FEO Caravan for License to Own and Possess Firearm (LTOPF) and Permit to Carry Firearm outside Residence (PTCFOR) starting August 11, 2014 at Police Regional Office 6.
Police Chief Superintendent Josephus Garrote Angan, Regional Director of PRO6 organized the LTOPF Assistance Center located at PRO6 Multi-Purpose Hall, Camp Martin Teofilo B. Delgado, Iloilo City that to cater the following: Nuero-Psychiatric Test, Drug Test, Biometrics and Directorate for Intelligence (DI) Clearance application from July 21, 2014 to August 25, 2014.
However, from August 25, 2014 onwards these services will return to their respective offices inside PRO6. Meanwhile, the PNP Provincial Crime Laboratory offices in Aklan, Antique, Capiz, Iloilo Province and Negros Occidental will cater drug test and biometrics.
Today, (August 12, 2014) PRO6 started to issue the LTOPF transaction slip to applicant gun holder.
PRO6 celebrates 113th Police Service Anniversary
Police Regional Office 6 celebrates the 113th Police Service Anniversary with the theme: “Pulisya Kaagapay ng Mamamayan para sa Patuloy na Kapayapaan at Kaunlaran”, today (August 11, 2014) during the Monday Flag Raising Ceremony coupled with the awarding of the best performing personnel and field partners of the Philippine National Police at PRO6 Parade Ground.
Moreover, recognition for the Most Supportive LGU was given to Iloilo City, San Carlos City, Iloilo Province, and Municipality of Pavia. Boracay Action Group received the award for the Most Supportive NGO and Brgy. Lawa-an, Roxas, Capiz was awarded as Best Urban BPAT. Achievement Award for the Field of Administration (Senior PCO) was given to PSSUPT Ruperto T. Floro, Jr.; Achievement Award for the Field of Operation (Senior PCO) was awarded to PSSUPT Cornelio R. Salinas; PCINSP Richard Adonis J Habawel got the Achievement Award for the Field of Intelligence (Junior PCO); Achievement Award for the Field of operation (Junior PCO) was awarded to PINSP John Ryan C. Doceo; Achievement Award for the Field of Intelligence (PNCO) was given to SPO3 Randy M. Moneva; Achievement Award for the Field of Operation (PNCO) was given to PO3 Ronan N. Palmos; PSUPT Graciano D. Zapanta received the Individual Special Award as Summary Hearing Officer while NUP Lezerie C. Gimeno received the Award in the Field of General Support.
Meanwhile, the Achievement Award on the Arrest of Most Wanted Persons in the City and Municipal Police Station Level were given to Iloilo City Police Office, Passi City Police Station, Oton Municipal Police Station, Victorias City Police Station and Iloilo City Police Station 3. Recognition for the Unit with Most Number of Firearms Accounted both City and Municipal Police Station Level was awarded to Iloilo Police Provincial Office, Roxas City Police Station and Pulupandan Municipal Police Station. Pontevedra Municipal Police Station got the Achievement Unit Award for the Solution of Sensational Crime Cases while Regional Finance Service Office 6 was adjudged as the Best National Support Unit.
Certificates and Cash Prizes were awarded to the winners of PRO6 On-the-Spot Poster Making Contest wherein, Ewemiz C. Insigne of SPED-Integrated School for Exceptional Children got the 3rd place; Second place goes to Kaiza Marie H. Otero of Sto. Domingo Elementary School; Izabelle O. Deloviar of Baluarte Elementary School bagged the 1st place award and the champion was Val Joseph H. Valencia of Ticud Elementary School.
Governor Tanco salutes to the exemplary services rendered by the men and women of Police Regional Office 6 by sacrificing their own safety for the benefit of the public. He further added, that indeed police service is synonymous to public service.
PRO6 opens seminar on Cybercrime Investigation
In order to equip the police investigators on the nature of cybercrime and how to investigate such crime with the use of new technology and procedures, Police Regional Office 6 (PRO6) conducted a 10-day seminar-workshop to police investigators at Camp Martin Teofilo B. Delgado, Iloilo City today, August 26, 2014.
“This seminar is conducted in line with the learning and growth roadmap of PNP P.A.T.R.O.L. Plan 2030 and purposely, to give our police investigators a clear picture of the nature of cybercrimes and how to investigate such crimes using the new technology and procedures. After taking this seminar, investigators will understand the basic of cybercrimes and effective ways to investigate it”, said Police Chief Superintendent Josephus G. Angan, Director of PRO6.
Participants of this seminar are police investigators from different police stations of the region. Said seminar will focus on cybercrime law and how it is perpetrated, detected, and ultimately filed in court.
To note, last July, forty-two (42) Taiwanese and Chinese nationals were arrested for cyber fraud in the district of Mandurriao, Iloilo City for violation ofRepublic Act 8484 or the Access Device Act of 1998 through and with the use of Information Communication Technology and Republic Act 10175 also known as Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012 wherein the suspects used the internet would call and introduce themselves as members of the police, prosecutors or judges. The suspects would then tell the victims that their bank accounts have been discovered to be involved in money laundering and other terrorist funding activities then offer their victims a way out, that is by transferring their money to a safe account that the suspects would provide.
Four women were also arrested by Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG6) in the district of Lapuz, Iloilo City including a 16-years old minor who is allegedly posing nude and performing sexual acts in front of the computer.
Antique police arrests drug suspects
Police officers and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA6) arrested four persons in an anti-illegal drug bust operation in Sibalom, Antique in the evening of August 3, 2014.
In a joint operation conducted by Sibalom Municipal Police Station, Antique Provincial Police Office Anti-Illegal Drugs Task Force and Philippine Drugs Enforcement Agency arrested were the following: Jeanelyn Andrade y Estellena or alias “Palyn”, 36, single and a resident of District III, Sibalom, Antique, Angelito Confesor y Opinion, 50, single, resident of Brgy, Villahermosa, Sibalom, Antique; and Jestoni Marquez y Gellera, 25, and Jaymar Antonio y Aquitanio, 21, both residents of District III.
Meanwhile, PO1 Rannie Voltaire Moscoso y Sampuego, 29, resident of Brgy. Alangan Barbaza, Antique, PNP member assigned at Barbaza Municipal Police Station believed to be part of the group managed to escape during the operation and remains at large.
The team recovered twenty-two (22) sachets of suspected shabu, drug paraphernalia and buy-bust money amounting to P500.00.
Further, Police Chief Superintendent Josephus G. Angan, Director PRO6 reiterates his marching orders to go on hard on illegal drugs, run after wanted persons, account loose firearms, and prevent crimes.
Man arrested for Violation of RA 10591
A man was nabbed at Brgy. San Ramon, Malinao, Aklan in the morning of August 2, 2014 in a joint operation conducted by elements of Aklan Criminal Investigation and Detection Group(Aklan CIDG), Aklan Public Safety Company (APSC) and Malinao Municipal Police Station for violation of Republic Act 10591 or the Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act.
They were able to arrest Carlito Dela Cruz y Mamburam, 63, years old, married and a resident of Brgy. San Ramon, Malinao Aklan by virtue of a Search Warrant number EJ-008-14 issued by Hon. Marrietta J. Homena, Executive Judge of, Regional Trial Court 6, Branch 1, Kalibo, Aklan.
Said operation led to the recovery from the possession of De la Cruz one (1) piece Sentinel Caliber 22 revolver, one (1) piece Super Colt magnum Caliber 22 revolver, one (1) piece Caliber 22 revolver without serial number, one (1) piece Smith and Wesson Caliber 357 revolver, one (1) piece Caliber 38 revolver, three (3) pieces of Smith and Wesson revolver without serial number, three (3) pieces of Caliber. 38 revolver without serial number, one (1) piece 12 gauge homemade shotgun with one (1) magazine and four (4) live ammunitions, one (1) piece magazine for Caliber 45 pistol, eleven (11) pieces live ammunitions of Caliber 45, seven (7) pieces live ammunitions of Caliber 38, one (1) piece bolt assembly of Caliber 22 riffle, one (1) piece Caliber 22 air riffle with serial number 4640, one (1) piece Caliber 22 air rifle with serial number 18239, one (1) piece Caliber 22 air rifle with serial number 8797, one (1) piece Farco Caliber 22 air rifle with serial number 79799 and two (2) pieces rifle butt of unknown Caliber.
Also,said search and inventory of evidences was conducted in the presence of the elected barangay officials of Brgy. San Ramon, Malinao Aklan while confiscated items were brought to CIDG Aklan Office. Further, suspect was turned-over to Kalibo Police Station for custody.
Police Chief Superintendent Josephus G. Angan, Regional Director of PRO6 applauded his men for a job well done and reiterates his marching orders to go on hard on illegal drugs, run after wanted persons, account loose firearms and prevent crimes.