THIRTEEN police personnel received awards at the Police Regional Office (PRO)-6 during the traditional Monday flag-raising and awarding ceremony on Feb 12, 2018 at Camp Gen Martin Delgado, Iloilo City.
Five officers received the Medalya ng Papuri for their successful conduct of a drug buy-bust operation which led to the arrest of Ryan Benid, Cindy Fuentes, and Glen B Besa on Jan 29, 2018 at Manor Inn Burgos Ilawod, Roxas City.
These police officers from the Provincial Drug Enforcement Unit of Capiz Police Provincial Officer were Senior Inspector Helbert Gervero, SPO4 Romeo Wilmar Ortencio, and PO2s Carl Neyson Bernas, Johnny delos Santos, and Elias Davidas.
Meanwhile, the Medalya ng Kagalingan or the PNP Merit Medal was conferred on Senior Inspector Leopoldo Booc Jr., PO1s Philip Olalo, Nehemiah Irog-irog, John Rey Rodrigo, Robert Rote, Russel Pilongo, Hajess Macario and David Mombay.
The police officers are members of the Regional Maritime Unit 6 who were responsible for the arrest of Eduardo Laman Jr., and Alejandro I Adorador on Nov 26, 2017 at Brgy. Yapak, Malay, Aklan for violation of Republic Acy 10591 (Comprehensive Law on Firearms and Ammunitions).
Chief Superintendent Carlito Feliciano, Deputy Regional Director for Administration, congratulated the awardees and encouraged everyone to continue doing their job as police officers for a safer Western Visayas.