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A GUY ARRESTED FOR ILLEGAL LOGGING
BRGY. ANTICALA, BUTUAN CITY - 21-year old Jessie Rosales Trocio is nabbed for illegal logging during the conduct of Anti-illegal logging operation by the Butuan City Police Office and Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENT) Caraga.
He was arrested in Brgy. Anticala while riding a motorcycle loaded with undocumented lumbers worth more than P3,000.00.
On the same day, 77 illegally cut Luktub tree worth P7,000.00 were discovered in Brgy. Pianing, Butuan City.
PLT/C. Abel Bulawan, the spokesperson of BCPO, disclosed that the two incidents are connected.
For now, the police unit of Butuan is continually tightening the anti-illegal logging operations in the city because some of the lumbers were cut from the protected watershed.
Confiscated woods are in the custody of DENR East Monitoring Forest Products, while violation of PD 705 or Forestry Reform Code of the Philippines is filed against the suspect.