Camp Olivas, City of San Fernando, Pampanga--- With the directives of PCSUPT AMADOR CORPUS to stop illegal gambling in the region, police authorities arrested seven (7) persons and confiscated several illegal gambling paraphernalia including collection money in Nueva Ecija, Bulacan and Pampanga, over the weekend.

            Operatives of Cabanatuan CPS conducted series of anti-illegal gambling operations in Barangays Super Market, General Luna and Camp Tinio in Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija yesterday (September 17) which led to the arrest of following suspects and seizure of corresponding illegal gambling paraphernalia: Bolex CASTILLO y Rivera, 50 y/o, married, resident of Brgy. Camp Tinio, Brgy. Tinio, Cabanatuan City (seized were cash bet amounting to Php311.25, boraka, papelitos and ballpen); Emilio CORPORAL y Correo, 49 y/o, married, resident of Brgy. Gen. Luna, Cabanatuan City (seized were cash bet amounting to Php290.00, notebook, boraka, papelitos and ballpen); Joven ANTONIO y Causon, 34 y/o, married, resident of Purok Casiong, Brgy. Bangad, Cabanatuan City and Ruben PADILLA y Esguerra, 25 y/o, single, resident of Brgy. Liwayway Sta Rosa, Nueva Ecija (seized were cash bet amounting to Php3,100.00, stapler, boraka, papelitos and ballpen). All suspects were caught in the act of collecting bets for illegal number games known as jueteng/bookies.

            Meanwhile, San Ildefonso police operatives conducted anti-illegal gambling operation in Brgy. Matimbubong, San Ildefonso, Bulacan which resulted to the arrest of Leonora BERNARDO y Silvestre, 68 y/o, married and resident of said place who was caught in the act of collecting bets for illegal number games known as jueteng/bookies. Confiscated from BERNARDO’s possession were cash bet amounting to Php260.00, three (3) bundle papelitos, stapler and two (2) ballpens.      

Relatedly, Mexico police operatives conducted anti-illegal gambling operation in Brgy. Divisoria, Mexico, Pampanga which resulted to the arrest of Jocelyn COLIS y Makabali, 49 y/o, married and resident of said place who was caught in the act of collecting bets for illegal number games known as jueteng/bookies. Confiscated from COLIS’ possession were cash bet amounting to Php322.00, three (3) bundle papelitos, salida bola and ballpen.