A 25-YEAR-OLD man was arrested on Monday, November 30, 2020, for alleged illegal logging activity in Oras, Eastern Samar.
Police identified the suspect as Edito Lagrimas, a resident of the said town.
Personnel from Oras Municipal Police Station led by Chief Master Sergeant Ronald Montallana, under the supervision of Major Jerome Camacho, arrested the suspect while in possession of 25 pieces of 2x3x12 good lumber (Apitong species).
The confiscated items have a total volume of 100 board feet, with an estimated market value of P3,000, police said in the report.
The suspect will be facing charges for violation of Presidential Decree 705 or the Forestry Code of the Philippines. (SunStar Philippines)