CAMP OLIVAS -- At least 21 wanted persons were arrested in separate manhunt operations in Central Luzon, police said Saturday, June 22.
In Nueva Ecija, the five wanted persons arrested were identified as Cerelina Tecson of San Jose City, May Busuego of Cabanatuan City, Elmer Martin of Talavera, Eduardo dela Cruz of Zaragoza, and Armanda Sario of Science City of Muñoz.
Apprehended in Bulacan were Jackerie Perete of Pandi, Maricris Macasero-Bernardo of San Ildefonso, and Jason Escolano of Sta. Maria.
Arrested in Pampanga were Rolando Reyes of Mabalacat City, Jeff Ocampo of Lubao, and Edmond Roxas of San Luis.
Benny Constantino Jr. of Subic, Adrian Manglicmot of Palauig, and Jasmin Pico of Cabangan, all in Zambales, were arrested.
Also arrested wanted persons were Arman Taborlupa and Marilou Macapagal, both residents of Tarlac City; Reyna Torres and Jojo Pitallo, both of Angeles City; Renier Torres of Balanga City, Bataan; Andy Glodove of Limay, Bataan; and Dondi Bade of Olongapo City.
Police Brigadier General Joel Napoleon Coronel, Police Regional Office (PRO)-Central Luzon director, said all wanted persons were arrested by virtue of Warrants of Arrest for different crimes and law violations which include attempted homicide, rape, qualified theft, serious physical injuries, grave oral defamation, falsification of public document, estafa, carnapping, violation of Republic Act (RA) 9165, RA 10536, and RA 8042.
PRO-Central Luzon said it will continue its manhunt operations against wanted persons as the police aims to account for all criminals and put them in jail, said Coronel. (Ric Sapnu)