CAMP ALEJO SANTOS, Bulacan — Four wanted persons and fourteen other suspects were arrested by Bulacan cops in different police operations conducted on Friday (Nov. 8).
P/Col. Chito G. Bersaluna, Provincial Director of Bulacan said that separate manhunt operations were conducted by the tracker teams of San Miguel, Bocaue and City San Jose Del Monte that resulted in the arrest of four wanted persons identified as Melanie L. Suarez, 43 years old, arrested in Brgy. Tigpalas, San Miguel for Violation of BP 22 with P6,000 bail recommended; Janeth Maravilla, 40, arrested in Brgy. Poblacion, San Miguel for Other Deceits with P2,000 bail recommended; Emmanuel Parungao, 36, detained at Bulacan Provincial Jail, warrant of arrest was served for Attempted Homicide and Grave Threats with no bail recommended; and Salvador Navarro Jr., 38, arrested in Brgy. Minuyan Proper, CSJDM for Qualified Statutory Rape with no bail recommended bail.
Meanwhile, different buy-bust operations were conducted by the operatives of Hagonoy, San Jose Del Monte, Norzagaray, San Ildefonso, Obando and Baliwag that resulted in the arrest of eleven drug suspects.
Bersaluna identified the arrested drug suspects as Wilson Cruz, 42 years old; Teodolfo Israel, 59; Nelson Moratal, 44; a 17-year old girl suspect; Michelle Dichosa , 23; Edwin Sarmiento, 39; Julius Cesar Cruz, 43; Victor Yumang, 37; Concepcion De Guzman, 56, Constantino Arsolon Jr., 32; and Ann Kimberly Villena, 29 years old.
A total of twenty-six plastic sachets of suspected shabu and buy-bust money were confiscated from the suspects.
“The arrested suspects and confiscated pieces of evidence were brought to Bulacan Provincial Crime Laboratory Office for appropriate examination while criminal complaints for Violation of RA 9165 against the suspects are now being prepared for filing in court,” Bersaluna said.
Moreover, three rape suspects were arrested by Bulakan and Meycauyan Police in separate incidents. In Brgy. Bambang, Bulakan suspect identified as Florentino Lopez, 76 years old was arrested for raping a 45-year-old lady (with mental disability) while in Brgy. Tugatog, Meycauayan City while suspects John Paul Sanchez, 25, and Angelo Francia, 35, were arrested for raping a 20-year-old girl after their drinking session.
Appropriate criminal complaints against the arrest suspects are now being prepared for filing in court.
Bulacan police is continuously and relentlessly implementing its intensified campaign against Illegal Drugs, Wanted Persons and all other forms of criminality as directed by the OIC, PNP and the Acting Regional Director of PNP Region 3 P/Brig. Gen. Rhodel O. Sarmonia. (RONDA BALITA Online)