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Tuesday, August 21, 2012
A MAN with pending arrest warrant was nabbed by operatives of Station 8 in Barangay Tangub, Bacolod City, Monday morning.
Station 8 commander Jerick Filosofo identified the suspect as Jover Ballesteros of Barangay Tangub who was nabbed around 7 a.m. for violation of Section 5 (e) Paragraph 2 of Republic Act 9262, or Anti-Violence against Women and their Children.
The warrant for his arrest was issued by Judge Frances Guanzon of Regional Trial Court Branch 62, Bago City, with P12,000 bail recommended for his temporary liberty.
Filosofo said the suspect is currently detained at the lockup cell of Station 8.
In another development, a 23-year old was arrested by operatives of Station 8 for illegal possession of firearm at Barangay Pahanocoy, Bacolod City, Sunday afternoon.
Filosofo identified the suspect as Nunilon Pagunsan of Purok Masinadyahon, Barangay Pahanocoy.
Filosofo said that around 5:45 p.m., they received a complaint from Analisa Malacad of Barangay Pahanocoy informing them that they were threatened by the suspect with an improvised firearm or sulpak.
He said they immediately responded to the area and apprehended the suspect.
Police recovered from him the improvised firearm or sulpak with live ammunition.
Filosofo said the suspect is also detained at the lock-up cell of Station 8.
Published in the Sun.Star Bacolod newspaper on August 21, 2012.