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Drug peddler killed, 9 arrested, 1,302 gathered in Bulacan police weeklong SACLEO ends


CAMP GEN ALEJO S SANTOS, Bulacan — A drug pusher was neutralized, 9 were arrested, while 1302 others were gathered as Bulacan PNP weeklong Simultaneous Anti-Criminality Law Enforcement Operation (SACLEO) ends on Sunday (Jan. 6).

Sr. Supt. Chito Bersaluna, Provincial Director of Bulacan identified the neutralized suspect as John Paul Verallo @ Paul, included in the drug watch list of Baliuag Municipal Police Station.

Based on the report of Pulilan PNP, when the operatives were about to effect the arrest of @ Paul after a consummated drug deal in Brgy. Longos, Pulilan, Bulacan on Sunday about 12:30 am, the suspect drew his gun and shot towards the undercover agent which prompted the police officers to fire back that resulted to the suspect’s death.

Recovered were 9 small heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets of suspected “shabu”; 1 caliber 22 revolver without serial number, loaded with two cartridges; 1 fired cartridge case of caliber 22; five fired cartridge cases of cal. 9mm; and buy-bust money.

Moreover, Bersaluna, said that 3 other drug suspects were arrested in different drug sting conducted by Meycauayan, San Miguel, and San Ildefonso PNP. They were identified as Joseph Sarmiento y Roa alyas Sep; Bernard Legaspi Y Salvador; and Frederick Gatbunton y Cunanan @ Pilay.

Confiscated were 12 pieces of transparent plastic sachets of suspected “shabu” and buy-bust money.

The seized pieces of evidence and arrested suspects were brought to Bulacan Crime Laboratory Office for appropriate examination, while criminal complaint about Violation of Section 5 and Section 11 of Article II of RA 9165 (Dangerous Drugs Acts of 2002) is being prepared for filing before the City Prosecutors Office, City of Malolos, Bulacan.

Meanwhile, 3 were nabbed in other police response, they were identified as Ryan Ramos y Gamboa @Ryan, 38 years old, single, construction worker, a resident of Brgy. Bonga Menor, Bustos, included in Barangay Anti-Drug Abuse Council (BADAC) was arrested by of Bustos MPS for Alarm and Scandal & possession of illegal drugs. Two (2) pieces of transparent plastic sachets of suspected “shabu” were seized from his possession, while Shirly Gorospe y Japay, and Joy Maria Espejon y Arevalo, both are from CSJDM, Bulacan was arrested by CSJDM Police for Attempted Homicide in Brgy. Gumaoc East, CSJDM Bulacan on the same date about 3:30 am.

Appropriate criminal complaints against the arrested suspects are now being prepared for filing in court.

Meanwhile, 4 persons wanted by law were arrested also on Sunday by the tracker teams of Bulacan 1st and 2nd Provincial Mobile Force Company (PMFC), Hagonoy and Bulacan PNP by virtue of Warrant of Arrest. They were identified as Ramon Navoa, 45 years old, married, jobless, native of Manila, residing at Purok 6, Barangay Magsaysay, San Pedro Laguna for Qualified Rape (3 counts) RA 7610 with Criminal Case No. 7205-M-2018 and 7202-M-2018 to 7204-M-2018 with P180,000 recommended bail respectively; Jeffret Acibal Y Salinas @ Apong, 19 years old, single, jobless, a resident of Area I, Brgy. Lawang Pare, City San Jose Del Monte Bulacan for Frustrated Murder with Criminal Case No. 131-2018 with P200, 000.00 recommended bail; Ma. Teresa Arcega y Mangali, 49, married, jobless, a resident of Brgy Iba Hagonoy, Bulacan for Violation of BP 22 (6 counts) with Criminal Case No. 88292 to 97 with P18,000 recommended bail; and Jefferson Muñoz, 41 years old, married, electrician from Hulo, Brgy. Balubad, Bulakan, Bulacan, for Rape in Relation to RA 7610 (2 counts) with Criminal Case No. 5217 and 5218 with P40,000each recommended bail.

The arrested wanted persons are now under the custody of the respective Municipal Police Stations for proper disposition.

Further, 1,302 were gathered including four hundred twenty-three (423) minors for ordinance violation during the implementation of “Oplan Rody by Malolos, Bustos, Marilao, San Ildefonso, Meycauayan, Pandi, Bocaue, Balagtas, Hagonoy, Paombong, Plaridel, Baliwag, Guiguinto, San Jose Delmonte, San Rafael, Santa Maria, San Miguel, Obando, Pulilan, Norzagaray Police, and 1st and 2NDPMFC. Four hundred forty-two were advised to go home while 860 were turned over to Barangay given a stern warning.

Bulacan Police is stern on its implementation of Simultaneous Anti-Criminality Law Enforcement Operation (SACLEO) with stress on its intensified campaign against illegal drugs otherwise known as “Project Double Barrel Reloaded” and Manhunt Operation against Most Wanted and Wanted Persons as directed by the Chief PNP and the Regional Director of PNP Region 3 P/Chief Supt. Joel Napoleon M. Coronel. (RONDA Balita Online News)

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Emmanuel "Manny" Dineros Balbin Editor-in-Chief An ex-seminarian of Oblates of Mary Immaculate (OMI) in Notre Dame University Seminary in Cotabato City, and graduated Philosophy as major course, Political Science as minor, at the Aquinas University of Legaspi City. But landed in Journalism. A former Journal Group of Pub lication (People's Journal, Peoples Tonight, Taliba & Women's Journal) PT staffer for 17 years, simultaneously contributed to 3 local newspaper in Bulacan (NewsCore, MetroNews & NewsWatcher). A former Journal Group provincial correspondent, Kabayan provincial reporter, 2010 Bulacan election correspondent by Rappler.


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