CAMP CARLOS DELGADO, Catarman, Northern Samar- Two men were arrested by the police personnel of the Catarman Police Station for possession of materials used in illegal fishing.
Arrested on June 14 were Johny Foster,38, and Osias Deqiaros, 23, both residents of Barangay Cawayan, Catarman.
The two were arrested by the local police led by Supt. Michael Jude Dotinco,in actual possession of prohibited paraphernalias in violation of Municipal Ordinance 2013-43-04.
Seized from them were one mesh net; two 14mm nylon ropes; three wooden oars; one Honda motorboat engine 5.5 horse power; one motor boat and 4 ½ kilogram of assorted fish with an estimated amount of P580.
All confiscated paraphernalia was amounting to P15,580.
The confiscated items and the assorted fish were turned over to MAESO while the apprehended suspects were brought to Catarman municipal police station for proper disposition.