A ROBBER was nabbed Monday by police authorities after he was caught in the act stealing assorted jewelry and appliances from Gamay Pawnshop in Central Market, Luzuriaga Street, Bacolod City.
Jerek Binigay, 18, single and a resident of Purok Boulevard, Barangay 13, Bacolod City was arrested Monday morning by members of Police Station 1 led by Police Chief Inspector Luisito Acebuchi.
Achebuchi said that, at around 3 a.m., Police Station 1 operations personnel led by PO2 Joshua Barile saw the suspect in the act of stealing assorted items of the pawnshop by destroying the shop's sliding door.
Among the loot recovered from the suspect were assorted necklaces, wristwatches, assorted pliers, desk fan and bracelets.
Acebuchi said that the owner of the pawnshop, Leopoldo Noblezada, 57, and a resident of Block 3, Sharina Heights, personally appeared before the Office Police Station 1 to lodge robbery complaint against the suspect who is presently detained at Police Station 1 lock-up cell.
Police Station 1 personnel also collared two men for violation of Republic Act 8294 or illegal possession of firearm Sunday evening in Corner Gatuslao-Cuadra Sts, Bacolod City.
The suspects were identified as Robert Billones, 35, single, of Mabini St., Poblacion, Dumangas, Iloilo and William Dullar, 27, single and resident of AC Yulo St., Sum-ag, Bacolod City.
Police records show that, at around 11:30 p.m., both suspects were caught creating alarm and scandal.
Recovered from the possession of Billones were two rounds of ammunition for 12 gauge shotgun and improvised firearm or "sulpak" while a seven-inch bladed weapon was found in the possession of Dullar.
Meanwhile, a 20-year-old security guard personally appeared before the office of Police Station 1 to lodge a robbery complaint.
Police records showed Joemie Abdon, single and a resident of Barangay Mabini, Cadiz City who is detailed as a security guard at St. Jude Bldg., San-Sebastian Street, Bacolod City, complained that, at around 4 a.m., an unidentified person entered the building where Abdon was assigned and took his bag containing his Armscor .38 caliber revolver service firearm, four live rounds of ammunition, his security license, his wallet, and his upper uniform.