CAMP OLIVAS, CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, PAMPANGA- The leader of the  notorious Delos Reyes Criminal Group involved in gun for hire activities and other atrocities operating in Bulacan and nearby areas along with his companion were killed during a shootout with police operatives yesterday (June 26) in Apalit, Pampanga.
 
Based on reports that reached this Office, at about 2:51 PM yesterday, joint operatives of PIB Bulacan PPO, RIU3, PIB Pampanga PPO, Malolos CPS and Apalit PS armed with Warrant of Arrest for Murder proceeded at the parking area of Ascom Hospital, Brgy San Juan, Apalit, Pampanga to apprehend Michael DELOS REYES y Valmeo aka Eugene Valdez y Santos, leader of Delos Reyes Criminal Group, Number 7 Most Wanted Person of PRO3 and Bulacan’s Number 1 Most Wanted Person; however, DELOS REYES together with his companion identified as Richard CASIMIRO y Soriano, a resident of Sampaguita Street, San Juan, San Ildefonso, Bulacan resisted and fired shots against the operatives that led to a shootout resulting to the instantaneous death of the duo.   
           
Recovered were the following: one (1) Colt cal .45 pistol with inserted magazine loaded with six live ammunition and one (1) live ammunition chamber load;  one (1) cal..45 pistol with inserted magazine loaded with six live ammunition and one (1) live ammunition chamber load; one (1) Pyrenes Black Montero Sport; one (1) black and white Nokia Cellphone; one black sling bag belonging to Michael Delos Reyes containing two car keys, one (1)  Vivo android phone, shaver, charger, white earphone, cash money amounting to Twenty One Thousand Four Hundred Ninety Pesos (Php 21,490.00) in different denominations, Black Lacoste bullcap,  two (2) Nokia black and white cellphones; one (1) long black wallet containing assorted IDs, one (1) orange Nokia cellphone; black G-shock wristwatch; one (1) sling bag containing black wallet containing driver’s license; Metrobank cards; other assorted cards cash money amounting to Four thousand five hundred seventy pesos (Php 4,570.00) and one (1)  wristwatch.
           
“As we intensify our campaign against wanted persons, we will have no let-up in conducting manhunt operations, this accomplishment clearly shows that the police are relentless in hunting down all those being sought by law and put them in jail," PRO3 Director PCSUPT AMADOR CORPUS said.