CAMP OLIVAS, City of San Fernando, Pampanga- Almost two (2) dozen of assorted firearms including ammunition were uncovered and seized by police authorities during the implementation of Search Warrant in Jaen, Nueva Ecija earlier this morning, February 1.
Joint operatives of the Regional Intelligence Division-Special Concern Unit and Regional Mobile Force Battalion 3 under the supervision of PSUPT JAY C DIMAANDAL armed with Search Warrant No 05-2019 issued by Vice Executive Judge Celso O Baguio of RTC, Gapan City for Violation of RA 10591 against Roderick MAURICIO y Francisco proceeded at Nr 73 Gumamela St, Brgy Langla,Jaen Nueva Ecija and implemented said Search Warrant.
Seized were the following undocumented firearms: seven (7) cal. .45 pistols; two (2) cal. 9mm pistols; one (1) cal.22 rifle; one (1) M2 cal .30 carbine rifle; one(1) m4 cal. 5.56 with scope and silencer; one (1) cal.25 pistol; one(1) super 38 pistol with scope; one (1) cal. 380 pistol; one (1) cal. 357 revolver; four(4) air guns and undetermined number of ammunition for different calibers.
The search was done in an orderly and peaceful manner in the presence of MAURICIO, Brgy Kagawad Edna Flameniano and Brgy Kagawad Ambet Bautista of said barangay.
Appropriate charges for Violation of RA 10591 in relation to Omnibus Election Code are being readied against MAURICIO for filing in court.
“We have been continuously beefing up our aggressive drive to recover and to seize loose firearms through continuous police operations and implementation of Search Warrants against illegal gun owners especially now that we are already covered by the Election period. May this serve as a stern warning to all especially those who have not yet renewed their licenses or turned-over their undocumented firearms in their nearest police stations for safe keeping. Stricter penalties are imposed against violators, “PRO3 Regional Director PCSUPT JOEL NAPOLEON M CORONEL said.