Rob suspect nabbed-A A +A
Saturday, September 1, 2012
A ROB suspect was arrested in follow-up operation by operatives of Intelligence Branch at Purok Saturn, Barangay Handumanan, this city Wednesday afternoon.
Intelligence Branch head Police Senior Inspector Jose Mulleta identified the suspect as Jonathan Celestial, 34, was arrested at 5:45 p.m. after he was identified by Joel Gontayo, who held him up at Rosario Street last Sunday.
Police recovered from him an improvised firearm with .357 revolver and a bladed weapon measuring nine inches from tip to handle.
Mulleta said the suspect was endorsed to Station 1.
On the other hand, a 30-year old with pending arrest warrant was also nabbed by operatives of Intelligence Branch at Barangay 16, Bacolod Thursday afternoon.
Mulleta identified the suspect as John Paul Ronzales, of Purok Paloma, Baragay 16 who was arrested at about 3 pm.
He was arrested by virtue of arrest warrant for violation of Anti-Child Abuse Law issued by Judge Philadelfa Pagapong-Agraviador of Regional Trial Court Branch 43 with P20,000 recommended for his temporary liberty.
The suspect is presently detained at the lock up cell of Station 1. (Merlinda A. Pedrosa)
Published in the Sun.Star Bacolod newspaper on September 01, 2012.