Caraga robbers stole 200 kilos safety steel vault containing cash, land titles

by Ben Serrano

December 12, 2010


          BUTUAN CITY (PNA) - Another safety vault Mosler brand this time weighing 200 kilos of solid steel containing undetermined amount of cash money, land titles, jewelries and checks was stolen by robbers boarding a black pick up who entered Michelle Farm Supply at Libres Street,Taglatawan, Bayugan, Agusan del Sur early dawn Saturday, police said.


          Caraga police regional information office through official report from Bayugan Police claimed the still unidentified robbery suspects gained entry to the store by removing   padlocks of one of the roll-up doors, once inside they pulled out and stole the Mosler Safety Vault weighing 2OO kilos.


          Police investigator of the case PO3 Nestor Rasonabe identified the owner and manager of Michelle Farm Supply as Isidro Calsado Daquipil, 48. Daquipil’s family owned several business establishments in Bayugan some 50 kilometers away from Butuan City, the region’s capital.


          Police said the robbers used the black pick up as their get away vehicle.


          Last week, a grocery store in Cabadbaran, Agusan del Norte was also ransacked by still unidentified robbers who also stole the store’s safety steel vault, Mosley brand. Police report did not specify the weight of the safety steel vault which was later discovered the following morning dumped empty and destroyed at a bridge nine kilometers away from crime scene.


          Meanwhile, a trader in Cabadbaran town reported to cops that he lost his single motorcycle a black and white colored XRM Honda model motorcycle bearing plate number LO 3578 with chassis number XRM 16027164 and engine number XRM 16E027164 to thieves Saturday afternoon.


           Trader Rashde Dela Victoria Tale, 22, told cops he parked his single motorcycle in front RHEMA SCHOOL situated along Asis Street, Cabadbaran, Agusan del Norte when it was allegedly stolen.


          Police said they are still investigating the incident. 


          Robbery and carnapping incidents have been on the rise in Caraga region this month alarming residents. (PNA/Ben Serrano)