Camp Olivas, City of San Fernando, Pampanga--- Eight (8) persons were arrested by police authorities during an anti-illegal gambling operation launched in Bulacan, yesterday (April 24).
Around 1:00 a.m., joint operatives of Regional Criminal Investigation and Detection Unit 3, CIDT Bulacan and Sta. Maria MPS conducted anti-illegal gambling operation in Santa Maria Square Cockpit Arena, Brgy. Sto. Tomas, Sta. Maria, Bulacan which resulted to the arrest of eight (8) operators/maintainers of online cockfighting (sabong) streamed on www.tambayan.com, namely:
1. Robie Dayrit y Borja, 30 years old, married, operator, resident of 309 Lallara St. Velasquez Tondo, Manila;
2. Jojit Duelo y Cuartel, 36 years old, married, operator, resident of 3583 Clemente Compound Gen. T. De Leon, Valenzuela City;
3. Banjo Silva y Maravilla, 31 years old, married, DJ admin, resident of Pangao, Lipa City Batangas;
4. King Daryn y Bairan, 27 years old, single, resident of Brgy. Pitpitan, Bulacan Bulacan;
5. Leo Santiago y Regulak, 21 years old, married, cameraman, resident of Madile, San Miguel, Bulacan;
6. Ritchie Dragon y Umandan, 32 years old, cameraman/DJ, resident of Brgy. Sergio Osmenia, Zamboanga City;
7. Vincent Gerona y Garlan, 25 years old, single, cameraman, resident of Brgy. Calamugon Bulan, Sorsogon; and
8. John John Glodo y Gaviona, 23 years old, single, cameraman, resident of Brgy. Calamugon Bulan, Sorsogon.
Confiscated from the suspects were computer gadgets and equipment used to operate online cockfighting.
Charges for violation of PD1605 in relation to Section6 of R.A 10175 are already filed against arrested suspects.
“We will continue to step-up on our illegal gambling drives and we vow to stop all forms of illegal gambling in the region,” PRO3 Director Amador V Corpus said.