Quarantine violators arrested in Baguio
Camp Major Bado Dangwa, La Trinidad, Benguet – (August 23, 2021) – In line with the Inter-Agency Task Force Guidelines under General Community Quarantine, personnel of Marcos Highway Police Station (PS10) and Traffic Enforcement Unit arrested four (4) individuals in the Quarantine Checkpoint at Marcos Highway and Baguio Convention Triage Facility on August 19 and 21,2021.
According to the reports submitted to PBGEN RONALD OLIVER LEE, Regional Director, on August 19 while the police officers are manning the Quarantine Checkpoint at Marcos Highway, a Toyota Innova with six (6) passengers driven by Orlie Dizon, 42 years old and a resident of Don Fabian, Barangay Commonwealth, Quezon City was flagged down and directed to proceed to KIA Triage for verification of protocol requirements. In a separate incident on August 21, a Toyota Hi-Ace Van with seven (7) passengers driven by Joe Wilson Alipit, 26 years old and a resident of Pinsao Pilot Project, Baguio City was also flagged down for verification of protocol requirements.
However, both drivers cannot present travel documents and permit to transport passengers in compliance with the existing Quarantine Protocol of Baguio City.
The passengers were released after undergoing quarantine assessment at the triaging area while the drivers were brought to Marcos Highway Police Station for proper disposition and a case of violation of RA 11332 and Anti-Colorum are being prepared against them.
Meanwhile, at Baguio Convention Center Triage, Mary Jane Montecer, 51 years old, and Ausin Bryan Montecer, 24 years old, both residents of Pahinga Norte, Candelaria, Quezon Province was arrested for falsification of RT-PCR result and violation of RA 11332.
The interview conducted revealed that Mr. Ausin Montecer and Mrs. Mary Jane Montecer have electronically altered their RT-PCR result. The two were apprehended and brought to Marcos Highway Police Station while RA 11332 and falsification of documents are being prepared against them. (PROCOR-PIO)