HPG recovers 2 carnapped luxurious vehicles PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 10 August 2012 13:52

Two carnapped luxurious motorvehicles were recovered by the Highway Patrol Group Zamboanga del Norte Provinicial Team Unit led by Sr. Insp. Inspector Leopoldo A. Macalindol in recent anti-carnapping operations.

In his report to HPG-9 Chief Sr. Supt. Roque Eduardo DP. Vega, Macalindol said the two carnapped vehicles are a white Mitsubishi Strada, with plate number DFY 779 and registered in Cebu City and a black Toyota Prado Wagon with plate number KEY 156, and registered in Dipolog City.

Macalindol disclosed that the Mitsubishi Strada was spotted and flagged down by the HPG operatives because of its heavily tinted windshields. When the HPG men verified its status, it was found-out that it is under the Vehicle Information Management System under alarm number 2010-0407-022. It was stolen while parked along Gaisano Mall in Iligan City on June 28, 2009 with the name of its real owner from Suterville  Zamboanga City withheld.   The
Strada is now impounded at ZDNPTU for further investigation.

The Toyota Prado was also spotted and flagged down with an initial violation  of unauthorized use of expired commemorative plate number, no validating sticker for 2012 and heavily tinted window glasses. It is registered in Dipolog City. When the HPG men checked its status in the Vehicle Infromation Management System, it was found out that the vehicle was forcibly taken by unindeitified persons on November 11.2007 along P. Guevarra St., San Juan, Metro Manila. It is under alarm number 2007-1109-046. Chassis and engine numbers are tampered. The motorvehicle is now impounded at ZDNPTU and the HPG is working to locate the real owner.— Allen Abastillas