Camp Olivas, City of San Fernando, Pampanga – Six (6) most wanted persons including the top 1 Most Wanted of Guimba, Nueva Ecija and Maria Aurora, Aurora were arrested during separate manhunt operations conducted by police authorities in Central Luzon over the weekend.
Joint operatives of Sta. Ignacia MPS and Cuyapo MPS armed with warrant of arrest proceeded at Brgy. Sta. Clara, Cuyapo, Nueva Ecija and arrested John Angelo MENCHIE y Valdez, resident of Brgy. Maturanoc, Guimba, Nueva Ecija and ranked no. 1 Most Wanted of Guimba MPS. Said warrant was issued by Regional Trial Court, Guimba, Nueva Ecija for Rape by Sexual Assault with recommended bail of Php.200,000.00.
Also arrested were Jomar NOVERAS y Milo, ranked no. 1 most wanted of Maria Aurora MPS, for Rape in relation to RA 7610; and, Teopilo LAO y Flores a.k.a. Pilo, ranked no. 2 most wanted of Sta. Cruz MPS, for Rape.
Similarly, Pampanga police were able to arrest three (3) persons sought by law, namely: Allan IWAG y Enriquez, ranked no. 3 most wanted of Sta. Rita MPS, for Violation of Art. 217 (Malversation of Public Funds or Property) in relation to Art. 171 and Art. 48 of the Revised Penal Code; Alfie CUNANAN y Punla a.k.a. Macho, ranked no. 9 most wanted of Masantol MPS, for Attempted Homicide and Grave Threat; and, Raymund YUTUC y Baluyot a.k.a. Mon, ranked no. 10 most wanted of Apalit MPS, for Violation of RA 6539 (Anti Carnapping Law).
“May this continuous arrest of wanted persons send a message to all outlaws that Central Luzon is not a refuge for criminals as we will continue to hunt them down and eventually put them in prison,” PRO3 Regional Director PBGEN JOEL NAPOLEON M CORONEL said.