On July 18, 2021, at about 5:00PM, in the Roadside of Purok Langka, Brgy. Bioto, Tandag City, Surigao del Sur, PNP personnel of Tandag City Police Station led by PEMS Antonio Ulysses B Bautista-TL, conducted operation against illegal logging that resulted in the recovery of Lauan sawn lumbers cut in different dimensions, which stocked along the roadside and ready for pick up. However, suspect managed to evade the arrest and flee towards mountainous area after sensing the approaching PNP personnel, that later identified as one FRED LOZADA MINION (at-large), male, of legal age, married, farmer and a resident of Purok Langka, Brgy. Bioto, Tandag City, Surigao del Sur. Recovered lumbers has an estimated volume of 166 board feet with an estimated market value of Three Thousand Nine Hundred Eighty-Four Pesos (Php3,984.00).
3. Recovered lauan sawn lumbers were brought to Tandag CPS for proper disposition.