Camp Olivas, City of San Fernando, Pampanga- Police authorities scored in its campaign against wanted persons with the arrest of seven (7) Most Wanted Persons during in series of manhunt operations conducted region-wide on April 18.

Jerry MINIANO y Alipio, one of the Most Wanted Persons in San Jose CPS, male, 40 years old, was arrested by joint personnel of San Jose CPS together with 1st Platoon, 2nd PMFC by virtue of warrant of arrest for violation of RA 9262 with Criminal Case Nos. 7151, 7152, 7153 issued and signed by Hon.  Cynthia Martinez Florendo Presiding Judge, RTC Branch 39, San Jose City, NE.

Meanwhile, elements of Candaba MPS served a warrant of arrest at Brgy. Mabiga, Mabalacat City, Pampanga against Archie ELLOSO y Adonay, one of the Most Wanted Persons in Candaba, Pampanga, male, 42 years old with Criminal Case No. 28287 issued by HON. MARIA AMIFAITH S. FIDER-REYES Presiding Judge of Regional Trial Court, Third Judicial Region, Branch 42 Province of Pampanga City of San Fernando for violation of RA 9165.

Likewise, two (2) most wanted persons were arrested by authorities in Tarlac during separate manhunt operations by virtue of warrant of arrest identified as Joshua LAGAZON y Espino, Most Wanted Person in La Paz, 20 years old, male for Rape under Criminal Case No. R-ANG-20-02472-CR issued by Hon. Rodrigo Ido Del Rosario, Presiding Judge, RTC Branch 114, Angeles City, Pampanga, and Jerol MAURERA y Nicasio, Top 3 Most Wanted Person in Victoria, 21 years old, male for Estafa under Criminal Case No. 147-2022 issued by HON. ANTHONY PRINCE MARINEZ TOMINEZ, Assisting Judge of MTCC Br. II Tarlac City.

Further, operatives of Subic MPS conducted manhunt operation which resulted in the arrest of the following by virtue of warrant of arrest identified as Roar ESPARAGO y Cordita @Untog, one of the Most Wanted Persons of Subic MPS, 34 years old, male; Francis FONTILLAS y Valdez @Paquito, Top 3 Most Wanted Person of Subic MPS, 30 years old, male; and Andres ZAMORA Jr. y Chavez @Junior, Top 4 Most Wanted Person of Subic MPS, 38 years old, male all resident of Brgy. Wawandue, Subic, Zambales for Frustrated Murder under Criminal Case No 307-15 issued by Hon. RAYMOND C. VIRAY of Regional Trial Court, Branch 75, Olongapo City with recommended bail of Php 200,000 each.

With this accomplishment, PRO3 Regional Director PBGEN MATTHEW P BACCAY remarked that Police Regional Office 3 will carry on its mandated tasks to enforce the law and place lawless elements behind bars.