PRO8 captures 3
brothers tagged as Calbayog City’s most wanted
By RPCRD, Police Regional
March 11, 2013
CAMP SEC. KANGLEON, Palo,
Leyte – A CAFGU Active Auxiliary and his two brothers who have been
wanted by law for murder and frustrated murder charges were the latest
addition to the list of wanted criminals captured in the intensified
manhunt operations by the Police Regional Office 8.
“This is a part of our
ongoing operation against wanted criminals in line with the PNP’s
Manhunt: Charlie,” said PRO8 director Chief Superintendent Elmer
Soria added that the
accounting of wanted persons is an integral part of the security
preparations for the forthcoming national and local elections to
ensure the conduct of secure and fair electoral exercise in Eastern
The top police official
informed that at about 9:20 A.M. last Thursday, Tracker Team from
Calbayog City Police Station under Police Superintendent Elmer B.
Cinco conducted manhunt operations at vicinity of Purok 6, Brgy
Capoocan in Calbayog City resulting in the arrest of three brothers
tagged as the three most wanted persons in Calbayog City.
The regional director
identified the suspects as Renato Marces alias Rene, 45, married, CAA
member of 52nd Infantry Battalion, Philippine Army and his brothers
Federico alias Pede, 50, married, carpenter and Dionesio alias Julie,
48, married, fisherman, all residents of Purok 2, Brgy Pilar, Oquendo
District, Calbayog City and listed as Number One, Two and Three most
wanted persons in Calbayog City respectively.
The Marces brothers were
arrested by virtue of an arrest warrant for Murder with Frustrated
Murder in Criminal Case Number 6511 issued by Hon. Romeo G Tagra,
Presiding Judge of Regional Trial Court Branch 32 in Calbayog City.
No bail was recommended by
Judge Tagra for the suspects’ temporary liberty and they are now
detained at Calbayog City Police Station lock-up cell while awaiting
trial for their cases.
Meanwhile, the number 7 in
the list of most wanted person of Matuguinao town in Samar was
captured by joint elements of the Regional Special Operations Group 8
(RSOG8) and Special Operations Task Group - Samar (SOTG-Samar) in
early Friday morning during a manhunt operation at the outskirts of
Brgy. Nalihugan in Gandara, Samar.
Shervin Elizalde y Refuncion,
32, single, a native of Matuguinao, Samar is one of the 6 suspects in
the robbery and gruesome murder of brothers Jacinto and Nilo Micol
along the trail towards Brgy Maduroto in Matuguinao, Samar that
transpired in the afternoon of September 3, 2011.
The joint police team led by
Police Senior Inspector Shyril Tan and Police Inspector Constantino
Jabonete, Jr. was armed with an Alias Warrant of Arrest against the
suspect for the crime of Robbery with Multiple Murder issued on
November 28, 2012 by Judge Feliciano Aguilar of Regional Trial Court
Branch 41 in Gandara, Samar with no recommended bail bond.
Elizalde is currently
detained at Samar Sub-Provincial Jail in Calbayog City per commitment
order issued by Judge Feliciano P. Aguilar on March 8.
Soria added that continuing
police operations would be mounted to account for more criminal
offenders wanted by the law.