Iloilo City’s seventh-most wanted was arrested on Wednesday in Malay’s Barangay Balabag, located on resort island Boracay. Authorities identified the suspect as 36-year-old Melvin Dunahod of Iloilo City’s La Paz district, who was wanted on drug offenses and theft.
Judge Victor Gelvezon of Regional Trial Court-Branch 36 initially issued an arrest warrant on violations to RA 9165, or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002, in 2012.
In addition, Judge Evelyn Rondael of Municipal Trial Court-Branch 9 issued a warrant on theft charges.
Dunahod is currently detained at the La Paz Police Station.
Bail was set at P10,000 for the theft charges./WDJ