GARCHITORENA, CAMARINES SUR—A team led by Police Senior Inspector Stephen H. Cabaltera, OIC, together with Garchitorena Bantay Dagat apprehended four fishermen who were caught engaging in illegal fishing in this town.
The suspects were Fernando Naa y Brasero, 41; Jonnel Rubia y Berdeuos, 22; Ritchie Naa y Dela Cruz, 21; and Michael Beriso y Ruiz, 35, all residents of the aforementioned barangay.
The arrest was made at about 1 AM yesterday in the waters of Sitio Sipucan, Barangay Harrison.
According to the police, the group of fishermen were using a compressor, which is prohibited by law.
The authorities confiscated from the suspects said compressor, a motorboat, and other fishing paraphernalia, which were brought to Garchitorena Municipal Police Station for proper disposition.—BICOLSTANDARD.COM
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