DATE : September 8, 2020
On September 8, 2020, at about 1:50AM, in Brgy. Maharlika, Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur, PNP personnel of Hinatuan MPS led by PMAJ ISAGANI D YBAÑEZ, COP and DENR-CENRO personnel of Tagasaka Monitoring station jointly conducted operation against illegal logging that resulted in the arrest of ALEX O ADLAWAN, 28 years old, married, farmer and a resident of P-7 Sitio Kape, Brgy Bitoon, Hinatuan, SDS and GILBERT G ARDELIZA, 43 years old, married, businessman and a resident of P-2, Brgy Lacasa, Hinatuan, SDS who were caught engaged in illegal logging activity by hauling lauan takong wider lumbers with estimated volume of 160 bdft with estimated market value of Six Thousand Four Hundred Pesos (PHP6,400.00) and confiscation of two (2) units motorcycle RUSI TC-125 bearing plate nr. C28846 and HONDA CB-110 bearing plate nr. 8096LQ and both no OR/CR and both no driver license. Arrested persons were duly informed of their constitutional rights and brought to Hinatuan MPS including the confiscated items for proper disposition.