Bulacan cops nab 27 law offenders

CAMP GENERAL ALEJO S SANTOS – Some 27 law violators including eight most wanted persons were arrested on Saturday in a series of manhunt operations in Bulacan.

In a report to Bulacan police acting director Col. Rommel Ochave, 11 drug suspects were arrested in buy-busts conducted by the Station Drug Enforcement Unit (SDEU) of Guiguinto, Obando, Meycauayan, Pandi, Pulilan, Obando, San Rafael and Sta Maria police. Seized were 35 sachets of suspected shabu, coin purse and marked money.

The anti-illegal gambling operation by 1st Provincial Mobile Force Company (PMFC) together with Pulilan police resulted in the arrest of Lilibeth Francisco, of Dulong Malabon, Pulilan, for engaging in illegal bookies. Confiscated from her were bundles of papelitos, notebook, tickler, ballpen, stapler and bet money.

Suspects Librado Calilap Jr., of Akle, San Ildefonso; and Jobert Hepsani, of Porac, Pampanga, were arrested in the Anti-Truck Overloading Mobile Enforcement (ATOME) operation conducted by members of LTO, PDEA, Bocaue PNP and NLEX with DPWH on Weighbridge Station, NLEX Southbound, Bgy. Turo, Bocaue, Bulacan. Both were arrested for Violation of Sec 5 of RA 10586 (Anti-Drunk and Drugged Driving Act).

Five individuals were nabbed in separate crime incidents responded by the Baliwag and Bocaue police. Three were arrested for stealing long steel pipes inside an establishment while two others were jailed for rape.

Meanwhile, eight wanted persons were arrested in different manhunt operations of the tracker team from Baliwag, Meycauayan, Marilao, Paombong, SJDM, Sta. Maria police and 2nd PMFC with joint personnel of RHPU NCR, 301st MC RMFB3, 24th Special Action Company (SAF), PHPT Bulacan and 3rd SOU Maritime Group.

One of the most wanted persons was identified as Lhendy Durana, of Muzon, CSJDM, Bulacan, who was nabbed for murder while seven others were arrested for qualified theft; serious physical injuries; theft; cyber libel; violation of RA 9262 (Anti-Violence Against Women and Their Children Act); rape; and violation of RA 6539 (Anti-Carnapping Act of 1972).