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Suspect's nameLaw enforcementDate of arrestPlace of arrestItems seizedNumber of items seizedChargesSentence
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12 individuals convicted, one named Lin ChangRegional Trial Court Branch 51, Palawan8/8/2013Tubbataha Reefs Natural ParkSunda pangolin, Snake meat, seaweed, dried squid2,910Violation of Section 27 of RA 10067 Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park Act (Poaching by Foreigners)11 convicted: minimum of 6 years' imprisonment, maximum of 10 years' imprisonment. Chang: 12 years' imprisonment. Each fined $100,000. They were released in 2016 after the Court of Appeals overturned their conviction
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5 Individuals convictedMetropolitan Trial Court Branch 2, Lucena City7/28/2013Barangay Bara, Lucena City, QuezonHill myna, Blue-naped parrot, Palawan hornbill, Palawan river otter168, 3, 2, 5"Violation of Section 27 (f) and
(i) of RA 9147 (illegal possession, illegal transport)"
5 days' imprisonment and a fine of PhP250 ($5)
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1 individual convictedMunicipal Circuit Trial Court of Morong-Bagne, Province of Bataan5/21/2014Palayan Bayan, Barangay Nagbalayong, Morong, BataanMalay monitor lizard1Violation of Section 27 (f) of RA 9147 (illegal possession)6 months' imprisonment and fined PhP 40,000 ($837). Subsidiary imprisonment in case of insolvency
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1 individual convicted6/5/2014No. 52, San Gregorio Village, Pasay CityMindanao water monitor, Philippine sailfin lizard, Tarictic hornbill, Blue-tongue skink, Elongated tortoise, Black Palm Cockatoo, Pink-bellied Imperial Pigeon, Hill Myna, White-bellied Sea Eagle15, 4, 7, 2, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1Violation of RA No. 9208 (Anti- Trafficking in Persons Act of 2003), as amended by Republic Act No. 10364 (Expanded Anti Trafficking in persons Act of 2012 and RA 9147 Sec. 28 paragraphs (f) and (g) (illegal possession, illegal gathering/destroying of nests/host plants)Not available
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1 individual convictedRegional Trial Court, Branch 16, Zamboanga City6/25/2014Lumbia District, Pagadian City, Zamboanga del SurHawksbill Turtle (carapace frames), Hawksbill Turtle (scutes), Stalactites, hard coral, Black Coral, Giant Clam2, 29, 30, 23, 1, 61Violation of three special laws: RA 9147, RA 9072 (Cave Resources Act), and RA 8550 (Fisheries Code of the Philippines)Fined PhP150,000 ($3,100)
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1 individual convictedProvincial Prosecutor's Office of Cavite8/1/2014Tierra Nevada Subdivision, Barangay San Francisco, General Trias, CaviteSerpent eagle1Violation of Section 27 (f) of RA 9147 (illegal possession)Fined Php 20,000 ($419)
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1 individual convicted8/15/2014204 15th Avenue, Barangay Socorro (near Murphy Market), Quezon CityAfrican Lovebird, Budgerigar, Crested Myna, Chestnut Munia
Philippine Hanging Parrot/Colasisi, Scaly-breasted munia, White-bellied Munia
5, 34, 9, 7, 11, 3, 45Violation of Section 27 (i) RA 9147 (illegal transport)10 days imprisonment and fined PhP1,000 ($21) + 1 year and 1 day imprisonment and fined PhP20,000 ($419)
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1 individual convictedMetropolitan Trial Court Branch 10, Manila9/23/2014Manila North CemeteryAfrican Grey Parrot, Philippine Cockatoo, Pied Imperial-pigeon, Yellow-headed Amazon, Green-cheeked Conure, Ring-necked Parakeet/Rose-ringed Parakeet, African Lovebird, Cockatiel, Budgerigar7, 2, 1, 2, 2. 4, 106, 3, 1Violation of Section 27 (f) of RA 9147 (illegal possession)1 year imprisonment and fined PhP 20,000 ($419)
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1 individual convicted4th Municipal Circuit Trial Court of Alfonso-General Aguinaldo sitting in Alfonso, Cavite10/5/2014Barangay Amuyong, Alfonso, CaviteBrahminy kite1Violation of Section 27 (e) of
RA 9147 (illegal trade)
Fined PhP 5,000 ($105)
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John Kerwin Ang Yu14 Cetacio St., Barangay Sienna, Santa Mesa Heights, Quezon City12/16/2014
MeTC Metro Manila Branch 37 Quezon City
Bearded Dragon, African Spurred Tortoise, Aldabra Tortoise, Caiman Crocodile, Snapping Turtle, Philippine Forest Turtle, Red-footed Tortoise, Green Iguana, Northern Map Turtle, Burmese Python, Boa Constrictor, Ball python, Reticulated Python, Gray's Monitor Lizard, Blue-tongued skink, Black and white tegu, Leopard Gecko, Ornate horned frog, Grass Owl, Sugar Glider, Mata mata Turtle7, 1, 1, 13, 1, 26, 1, 6, 2, 14, 24, 51, 5, 1, 4, 1, 2, 1, 2, 2, 2Violation of Section 27 (f) RA 9147 (illegal possession)10 days' imprisonment and fined PhP1,000 ($21) + 1 year and 1 day imprisonment and fined PhP20,000 ($419)
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1 individual convicted4/5/2016061 A. Rodriguez Street, Barangay San Andres, Cainta, RizalSun conure, African Grey parrot, Cockatiel, Rainbow Lorikeet, Ring-necked Parakeet/Rose-ringed Parakeet, African Lovebird, Umbrella Cockatoo/White Cockatoo, Large-billed crow, Blue-naped Parrot, Palawan Hill Myna1, 2, 2, 2, 2, 8, 2, 1, 2, 1Violation of Section 27 (f) of RA 9147 (illegal possession)Not available
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1 individual convicted5/26/2016Parking lot near Petron Station, SM Marilao, Marilao BulacanBrahminy Kite (juvenile), Scops Owl (juvenile)1, 1Violation of Section (e) and (f) of Section 27 of RA 9147 (illegal trade, illegal possesion)Not available
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2 individuals convicted7/5/2016Carmen's Petshop, Stall # 8, New Cartimar Shopping Center, Pasay CityTarictic hornbill, Cream-bellied Fruit-dove, Blue-crowned racquet-tailed parrot, Scops owl, Ball python, Burmese Python, Albino Burmese python, Pit viper, Red-footed Tortoise, Green Iguana, Monitor Lizard, Tarantula1, 1, 6, 1, 3, 7, 1, 1, 1, 5, 1, 1Violation of Section 27 (e) and (f) RA 9147 (illegal trade, illegal possession)1 year and 15 days' imprisonment (min) to 1 year and 10 month' imprisonment (max) and fined Php20,000 ($419)
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1 individual convictedMetropolitan Trial Court Branch VIII (8), Manila2/9/2017Yellow Cab, along Recto Avenue, ManilaEmperor Scorpion, Chilean Rose Tarantula, Chaco Golden Knee, Trinidad Olive Tarantula, Augacephalus breyeri, Straight Horned Baboon, Rear Horned Baboon, Grey Mustard Baboon, Poecilotheria formosa, Bengal Ornamental, Poecilotheria tigrinawesseli, Brazilian Salmon Pink, Monocentropus balfouri, Pumpkin Patch, Philippine Orange, Mexican Redknee Tarantula, Mexican Fire Legged, Honduran Curly Hair, Mexican Red Rump, Mexican Flame Knee2, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1Violation of Section 27 (c) in rel. to (f) of RA 9147 (illegal activity in critical habitat, illegal possession)2 months' imprisonment and fined Php20,010 ($420)
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Mr. RizaldaMunicipal Trial Court- Cabadbaran, Agusan del Norte2/21/2017Cabadbaran, Agusan del NortePitcher Plant, Lady Slipper, Pitcher Plant (seedlings)504, 347, 112Violation of Section 27 (f) of RA 9147 (illegal possession). Rizalda pleaded guilty to a lesser offence on 29 June 2017.2 months' imprisonment and fined PhP5,000 ($105)
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1 individual convictedMetropolitan Trial Court, Branch 112, Muntinlupa City.5/29/2017Calabanit National Highway fronting E. Alegado Public TerminalWandering whistling duck, Veiled Chameleon, Blue-tongued skink, Indian Ring-necked Parakeet, Green Iguana, Albino Burmese python, Savannah Monitor Lizard, Caiman Crocodile, African Spurred Tortoise3, 2, 1, 1, 4, 1, 2, 2, 2Violation of Section 27 (f) of RA 9147 (illegal possession)1 year and 1 day imprisonment (min) to 2 years' imprisonment (max) and fined PhP100,000 ($2,094) + 10 days imprisonment (min) to 1 month imprisonment (max) and fined PhP5,000 ($105)
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1 individual convictedMetropolitan Trial Court Branch 47, Pasay City6/25/2017Genesis Bus Station, Pasay CityCrested serpent eagle2Violation of Section 27 (c) of RA 9147 (illegal activity in critical habitat)Sentenced to imprisonment of 1 year and to pay a fine of twenty thousand pesos (PhP20, 000.00) plus cost of the suit.
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ParasBranch 7, Municipal Trial Court in Cities, Cebu City7/14/2017Sitio Tierra Cura, Barangay Carreta, Cebu CityAlbino Burmese python, Gray's Monitor Lizard1, 1Violation of Section 27 (f) of RA 9147 (illegal possession). Sentenced for both cases on 11 December 2017.6 months' imprisonment and fined PhP20,000 ($419)
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JuguilonBranch 7, Municipal Trial Court in Cities, Cebu City7/14/2017Upper San Roque, Bulacao, Pardo, Cebu CityBlue Foot Baboon, Giant Baboon Spider, Magam Tiger Spider, Pumpkin Patch1, 1, 1, 1Violation of Section 27 (f) RA 9147 (illegal possession). Sentenced for all four cases on 11 December 2017.1 month imprisonment and fined PhP15,000 ($315)
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7 individuals convictedMetropolitan Trial Court Branch (8), Manila8/4/2017Plaza Miranda, Quiapo, Manila, Evangelista Street, Quiapo, ManilaPhilippine hanging Parrot/Colasisi, Java sparrow, Crested myna, Spotted dove, Chestnut munia, Red turtle dove, Budgerigar, Zebra dove99, 51, 43, 10, 118, 5, 19, 3Violation of Section 27 (e) and (f) of RA 9147 (illegal trade, illegal possession), Violation of Section 27 (f) RA 9147 (illegal possession)1 year imprisonment and fined PhP1,000 ($21) + 1 year imprisonment and fined PhP10,000 ($209)
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1 individual convictedMunicipal Trial Court Mangaldan, Pangasinan8/18/2017Feeder Road, Guiguilonen, Mangaldan, PangaxsinanAlbino Burmese python2Violation of Section 27 (f) RA 9147 (illegal possession)Fined Php50,000 ($1,047) with subsidiary imprisonment in case of solvency.
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9 individuals convicted6/18/2018Common moorhen, White browed Crake, Greater Painted Snipes, Buff Banded Rail7, 1, 4, 2Not available
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1 individual convictedMunicipal Trial Court Quezon City- Branch 367/19/2018Insurance cor Services Street Project 8, Quezon CityGreen Iguana, Red-bellied Piranha1, 5Violation of Section 27 (e) and
(f) of RA 9147 (illegal trade, illegal possession)
1 year and 1 day (min) to 2 years' (max) imprisonment, and fined Php 200,000 ($4,188)
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1 individual convictedMetropolitan Trial Court Infanta, Quezon8/9/2018Sitio Pinagpandayan, Umiray, QuezonBantigue34Violation of Section 27 (f) RA 9147 (illegal possession)6 months' imprisonment and fined PhP10,000 ($209)
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1 individual convictedMetropolitan Trial Court, Branch 48, Pasay City2/22/2019NAIA Terminal 2,Arrival AreaVeiled Chameleon, Bearded Dragon, Green Iguana4, 3, 54Violation of R.A. 10863 known as CMTA sec. 1401 and sec. 117, R.A. 9147 Chapter IV, Sec. 27. Accused was initially convicted, but then acquitted.3 months' and 1 day imprisonment (min) to 6 months' imprisonment and fined Php20,000 ($419)
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2 individuals convictedMetropolitan Trial Court, Branch 48, Pasay City4/1/2019Central Mail Exchange Center at Old Domestic Road, Pasay CityTarantula757R.A No. 10863 otherwise known as Customs Modernization and Tariff Act (CMTA) sec 1401 (Unlawful Importation/Exportation) and Sec. 117 (Regulated Importation/exportation) in rel. to R.A. 9147 Sec. 27 (e, f i) (illegal trade, illegal possession, illegal transport)6 months' imprisonment and fined Php20,000 ($419) + fined Php100,000 ($2,094)
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2 individuals convictedMunicipal Trial Court in Cities, City of Mati4/8/2019Sitio Manggihay, Brgy. Bobon, City of Mati, Davao OrientalYellow-faced Myna, Large Fig Parrot, Black Lory, Black Palm Cockatoo, Cassowary, Sulphur-crested, Cockatoo, Eclectus Parrot, Long Crested Myna, Red and Blue Lory, Red Lory, Coconut Lorikeet, Blythe's Hornbill, Pinon's Imperial Pigeon, Victoria Crowned-pigeon, Pesquet's Parrot, Black-capped Lory, Wallaby, Long-beaked Echidna, Blue-tongued Skink, Rainer Gunther Tree, Black Tree Monitor, Blue-spotted Monitor Lizard8, 10, 48, 20, 5, 64, 12, 35, 24, 1, 39, 9, 18, 9, 1, 66, 17, 1, 56, 4, 2, 1Violation of Section 27 (e) and (f) of RA 9147 (illegal trade, illegal possession)1 month imprisonment and fined Php 5,000 ($105) + 2 years' and 1 day imprisonment and fined PhP30,000 ($628). Both were granted probation in September 2020
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1 individual convictedMetropolitan Trial Court Branch 115, Taguig City6/15/2019AANI Weekend Market, Western BRufous Hornbill, Hill Myna2, 1Violation of Section 27 (e) of RA 9147 (illegal trade)6 months' imprisonment
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3 individuals convictedCity Prosecutor's Office, Tagaytay City6/28/2019Tagaytay City, CavitePalawan pangolin10Violation of Section 27 (h) and (i) of RA 9147 (maltreatment, illegal transport)3 months' imprisonment and fined PhP20,000 ($419)
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1 individual convictedMetropolitan Trial Court Branch 8, Manila8/23/20193068 Sining, Barangay 602 Zone 60, Santa Mesa, ManilaRed-sided Eclectus Parrot, Peregrine Falcon, African Spurred Tortoise, Green Iguana2, 3, 6, 2Violation of Section (e) and (f) of RA 9147 (illegal trade, illegal possession)Fined PhP10,000 ($209) + 2 years' and 1 day imprisonment and fined PhP30,000 ($628)
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3 individuals convictedMunicipal Trial Court in Cities, 11th Judicial Region, Tandag City, Surigao del Sur10/27/2019Barangay Buenavista, Tandag, Surigao del SurBlack Palm Cockatoo, Papuan Hornbill, Sulfur-crested Cockatoo, Eclectus Parrot, Great-billed Parrot, Blue-tongue Skink, Black Lory, Coconut lorikeet, Southern Crown Pigeon, Rainer Guenther's Monitor Lizard, D'albertis Python, Spice Imperial Pigeon, Cassowary, Wallaby1, 6, 40, 4, 6, 156, 21, 37, 37, 14, 2, 5, 7, 2Violation of Section 27 (i) of RA 9147 (illegal transport)Fined Php5,000 ($105) with subsidiary imprisonment in case of insolvency