3 ar­rested with il­le­gal logs

Manila Bulletin - - Mindanao News -

BUTUAN CITY – A Spe­cial Weapons and Tac­tics (SWAT) team, along with the mem­bers Po­lice Public Safety Com­pany (PPSC) and Butuan City Po­lice Of­fice (BCPO), ar­rested three sus­pects who al­legedly at­tempted to smug­gle 3,500 board feet of il­le­gally cut lauan lum­bers at South Mon­tilla Boule­vard, Barangay J.P. Rizal, Butuan City on Thurs­day. An ini­tial re­port re­ceived by Chief Supt. Rolando B. Felix, re­gional di­rec­tor of North­east­ern Min­danao Po­lice Re­gional Of­fice 13 (PRO 13) said a truck, bear­ing a de­faced li­cense plate, was flagged down at 6:15 a.m. on Thurs­day for rou­tine in­spec­tion. The in­spec­tion re­sulted in the dis­cov­ery of the il­le­gally cut lauan lum­bers and mixed dipte­ro­carp species, it said. Ar­rested were Zaldy M. Lao, Gil Price S. Longanon, and Arniel L. Turlao. (Mike U. Crismundo)

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