| Dacuyan Budol-Budol Gang, identified criminal gang
operating in Legazpi City, engaged in swindling activities; Buenafe Gang,
identified criminal gang engaged in robbery operations in Daraga, Albay;
and Dante Gang, a newly-identified criminal gang operating in Masbate
City, engaged in highway robberies.
Lasar also bared that five provincial/city/municipal Most Wanted Persons
were apprehended by the police in Bicol, in its strengthened campaign
against criminal elements. These include Sergio Bejo Jr. y Vargas, accused
for robbery and listed as No. 7 provincial most wanted person in Albay;
Mario Calsis y Lavarro, accused for murder and listed as No. 1 municipal
most wanted person in Camarines Norte; Roberto Olite y delos Santos, accused
for murder and listed as No. 1 provincial most wanted person in Camarines
Norte; Noli Manjares y Medrano, accused for murder and listed as No. 5
most wanted person in Sta. Elena, Camarines Norte; and Ruben Lastrella
y Braja, accused for homicide and listed as No. 12 municipal most wanted
person in Castilla, Sorsogon.
The police campaign against illegal gambling yielded 90 jueteng bet collectors
and a total of P19,755.50 bet money and gambling paraphernalia, with 26
cases already filed in court, Lasar said.
On the campaign against illegal drugs, the Bicol police, in its 93 operations,
netted 60 persons and confiscated 568.94 grams of shabu worth P1,137,882.80
and 8.6 grams of marijuana worth P215. Twenty-five cases were filed in
court. Lasar pointed to the arrest of Tito Lim Tie, aka Manuel, 35, of
138 Moriones Zaragoza St., Tondo, Manila, as the most significant accomplishment
for the month. Said person was apprehended in a buy-bust operation last
September 10 in Naga City, which resulted in the confiscation of 5 pieces
of transparent plastic sachet containing suspected shabu, with a total
weight of approximately 500 grams worth P1 million.
For the 303 crime incidents recorded in September, 282 cases were solved,
attaining a 93.05 percent crime solution efficiency (CSE) for the Bicol
The September Average Monthly Crime Rate in Bicol was placed at 6.06 per