Cops kill 2, arrest 7 in Bulacan anti-crime operations


CAMP ALEJO SANTOS, City of Malolos, Bulacan – At least 2 suspects were gunned down and 7 were arrested on the 3rd day of the Bulacan Police’s Simultaneous Anti-Criminality Law Enforcement Operation (SACLEO) conducted Friday morning.

Based on a report, P/Senior Supt. Chito Bersaluna, acting provincial director of Bulacan, identified the fatalities as Jomel Ramos, 34-year-old, widower, tricycle driver, resident of Brgy. Santol, Balagtas, and Joselito Cruz alias “Joey,” of Brgy. Bubulong Malaki, San Ildefonso, both in the province of Bulacan.

“Suspect Ramos shoot it out with the operatives of Bulakan town upon learning that he was dealing with an undercover agent while trying to evade arrest after a consummated drug deal in Jogging Road, Brgy. San Nicolas, about 1:30 a.m.,” Bersaluna said.

Recovered from the crime scene were 4 sachets of suspected “shabu”; a cal. 38 revolver Armscor with serial number 11036 with 2 fired cartridge and 2 live ammo and the buy-bust money.

On the other hand, in a report by P/Supt. Orlando Castil Jr., chief Bulacan Provincial Intelligence Branch (PIB) said that suspect Cruz fired successive shots toward his men thereby prompting his operatives to retaliate causing the suspect’s instantaneous death, during the implementation of Warrant of Arrest in Brgy. Bubulong Malaki, San Ildefonso, Bulacan about 7 am. The Search Warrant was issued by Honorable Judge Crisostomo J. Danguilan, Presiding Judge of RTC Branch 21 for Violation of R.A. 10591. Recovered was one (1) Caliber 45 pistol.

“The suspect allegedly as the trusted man of the late notorious group leader Michael Delos Reyes Group,” Castil added.

Also, Bersaluna said that 7 drug suspects were arrested in different buy-bust operations conducted by the operatives of Bulacan Provincial Drug Enforcement Unit (PDEU), Bocaue, San Miguel, City of San Jose del Monte, and Pandi identified as Galileo Torres; Jayson Rivera Alias “Puging”; Renato San Luis; Neil Ryan Casto aka “Ryan”; Erwin Simon Alias “Betoy”; Erwin Miraran and Marciano Varela, 67-year-old nabbed by virtue of Warrant of Arrest for Violation of Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunitions.

“A total of thirty sachets of heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets of suspected “shabu”; one (1) black Haojue motorcycle with green sidecar, with body number PTDA 093; and buy-bust money were seized,” Bersaluna added.

Bulacan Police is continuously and relentlessly implementing its intensified campaign against illegal drugs otherwise known as “Project Double Barrel Reloaded” and all other forms of criminality as directed by the Chief PNP and the Regional Director of PNP Region 3 Chief Supt. Amador V. Corpus. (RONDA Balita Online News)


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