Cagayan de Oro City Police Office (COCPO) Chief PCol Henry G. Dampal has announced the recapture last February 10, 2021 of an escaped drug suspect with pending commitment order following a manhunt operation.
In a press release, PCol. Dampal identified the recaptured escapee as Joseph Baconga y Cainoy who was arrested last February 10, 2021 in Barangay Tablon, this city at around 9:30 in the evening through a joint effort of COCPS5 personnel led by PCapt Raymond Masongsong together with PLt Lorenzo C. Ocon and with the support of COCPS10 personnel headed by PCapt Sabastian Chua.
Interestingly, recovered from his possession during precautionary search were 4 pcs sealed sachet with estimated weight MOL 5 grams of shabu with an estimated street value of P34,000.
It can be recalled that Cainoy who was facing drug charges escaped from his mini cell at Macabalan Police Station (COCPS5) sometime on February 2, 2021. Suspect is now back at COCPS5 for his pending commitment order while another case is being prepared against him.