Philippine National Police

National Capital Region Police Office

PBGEN DEBOLD M SINAS

EASTERN SAMAR’s TOP 1 MOST WANTED PERSON ARRESTED IN QUEZON CITY

The National Capital Region Police Office, Chief, PMGEN VICENTE D DANAO JR. lauds the joint operation of Crime Investigation Section (CIS) – Quezon City Police District under the leadership of PBGEN DANILO P MACERIN, Regional Intelligence Division – NCRPO, NDIT-RIU-NCR-IG and Regional Intelligence Unit – PRO 8 for the successful apprehension of Eastern Samar’s Top 1 Most Wanted Person.

Based on the report submitted, the arrest ensued through a joint manhunt operation at about 9:30 AM on February 2, 2021 along Brgy. Balon Bato, Quezon City. The arrested accused was identified as Nicomedes Añonuevo Jr., 39 years old, teacher and a resident of Brgy. Gulong, Sta. Maria, Bulacan.

Añonuevo has a pending Warrant of Arrest for the crime of Rape with Criminal Case No. 0744 issued by Hon. Rolando M. Lacdo-O, the Acting Presiding Judge of Branch 42, Regional Trial Court (RTC), Balangiga, Eastern Samar with no bail recommended.

Moreover, the arrested accused was enlisted  in the Armed Forces of the Philippines, 8th Infantry Division Philippine Army on June 15, 2003, and former member of 82nd Division Reconnaissance Company in Camp Gen Vicente Lucban, Catbalogan Samar but he was marked AWOL on August 2014.

The above-mentioned accused was brought to Crime Investigation Section (CIS) – Quezon City Police District for proper disposition before returning to the court of origin.

“Madaming nagkakasala sa batas ang pinipiling magtago sa mga kasalanan na kanilang nagawa sa pag-iisip na matatakasan nila ito. Ngunit lingid sa kanilang kaalaman na ang buong puwersa ng TEAM NCRPO kasama ang iba’t ibang ahensya ay tulong-tulong upang sila ay magapi. Kahit saan pa mang sulok sila ng bansa magtungo mahahanap at mahahanap pa din namin sila upang pagbayarin sa mga nagawang krimen,” PMGEN DANAO said.

He added “kaya labis ang aking pasasalamat sa mga ahensya na patuloy na sumusuporta sa ating adhikaing mapanatili ang kapayapaan at kaayusan sa Kamaynilaan pati na rin sa publiko na patuloy na nagbibigay ng mahahalagang impormasyon sa ating mga kapulisan.”

Lagi nating tatandaan ang Team NCRPO ay laging magseserbisyo ng TAMA: TApat, may Tapang at MAlasakit para sa mamamayan.###