Camp Olivas, City of San Fernando, Pampanga – Police authorities were able to apprehend seven (7) Most Wanted Persons (MWPs) including three (3) minors in two-day separate manhunt operations from August 1-2.
Four (4) MWPs were arrested by authorities identified as Israel CACHO y Salvador, 28 years old, listed as Top 2 Most Wanted Person of Meycauayan, Bulacan, by virtue of alias Warrant of Arrest for the crime of Robbery; Chris LOPEZ y Macalintals, 33 years old, Top 3 MWP of Zambales, for Lascivious Conduct under Sec. 5(B) of RA 7610; John Marco VILLAFLOR y Natividad, 22 years old, for the crime of two (2) counts of Acts of Lasciviousness under Article 355 of The Revised Penal Code in relation to Section 5(B) of RA 7610; and Crispin ADOÑO y Ferranco, 21 years old, Top 7 MWP of Odiongan, Romblon for violation of Sec. 3 of RA 10883.
Meanwhile, three (3) minors were apprehended by police namely alias “Kim”, 16 years old, listed as one of the MWPs of Tarlac, for the crime of New Anti-Carnapping Act of 2016 (RA 10883); alias “Edrick”, 17 years old, Top 3 MWP of Tarlac for the crime of Acts of Lasciviousness; and alias “Kris”, 17 years old, Top 2 MWP of Palayan City, Nueva Ecija for the crimes of Direct Assault (RPC ART. 148), Comprehensive Law on Firearm and Ammunitions (RA 10591 covering RA 9516, RA 8294 and PD 1866) and Violation of Omnibus and Election Code.
All arrested minors were turned over to DSWD for proper disposition of their cases.
“We will continuously launch operations to account and arrest all persons sought by law to rid our communities of lawless elements. One criminal off the street accords our citizens of a sound sleep,” PRO3 Director, PBGEN MATTHEW P BACCAY said.