Camp Olivas, City of San Fernando, Pampanga---Police authorities scored in its campaign against wanted persons with the arrest of five (5) Most Wanted Persons and 17 other wanted persons in series of manhunt operations conducted by Bulacan police on January 19, 2021.

 In his report to PRO3 Regional Director PBGEN VALERIANO T DE LEON, PCOL LAWRENCE B CAJIPE, Provincial Director, Bulacan Police Provincial Office said that two (2) of Region 3's most wanted identified as John Cedric OCAMPO, Top 18 Regional Most Wanted Person (1st Quarter 2021); Errol John Randolf OCAMPO, Top 17 Regional Most Wanted Person (1st Quarter 2021) both residents of Brgy. San Roque, Angat Bulacan and Robert Charles VILLANUEVA, resident of Brgy Sta, Cruz, Angat, Bulacan listed as Bulacan’s Top 8 Most Wanted Person Municipal Level (1st Quarter 2021) were arrested during separate manhunt operations in Barangay San Roque and Sta Cruz, Angat by virtue of Warrant of Arrest for Rape issued by Hon. Ma. Cristina G. Laderas Presiding Judge of RTC Branch 85, Malolos City, Bulacan on May 22, 2019 with no bail. The trio were involved in the gang rape of a 19-year-old female college student in Sabang, Angat, Bulacan on November 18, 2018.

Likewise, one of Bulacan’s Provincial Most Wanted identified as Sandy CABARDO, resident of Brgy Pulong Gubat, Balagtas, Bulacan was arrested by the operatives of Balagtas MPS on January 19, 2021 for Rape with no bail recommended and Violation of Sec 5(b) of RA 7610 (Sexual Abuse). Cabardo is held responsible for raping a 13-year-old and molestation of an 18-year-old girl on May 9, 2017, May 10, 2019, and November 19, 2019.

Relatedly, another municipal level most wanted of Bulacan was arrested in the manhunt operation of Norzagaray MPS identified as Hadji Tumulak, resident of Sitio Compra, Brgy. San Mateo, Norzagaray, Bulacan for Murder with no bail.

Moreover, seventeen (17) other wanted persons were put behind bars in different manhunt operations of Norzagaray, San Rafael, Pandi, Pulilan, CSJDM, Bocaue, 2nd Bulacan Provincial Mobile Force Company (PMFC) and Criminal Investigation and Detection Team (CIDT). They were identified as 1) Eden Gualberto, 2) John Jason Abonalla, 3) Marilyn Olpos, 4) Salvacion Abonalla and 5) Catherine Magdato all are residents of Brgy. San Mateo, Norzagaray, Bulacan for the crime of Theft; 6) Philip Adriano, a resident of Brgy, Libis was arrested for Reckless Imprudence Resulting in Damage to Property with Multiple Homicide and 7) Carl Jayson Fajardo a resident of Brgy, San Roque, San Rafael, Bulacan for Reckless Imprudence Resulting in Double Homicide and Damage to Property; Marlon Santos and 9) Jay Santos both are residents of Pandi, Bulacan were arrested for Slight Physical Injuries; 10) Arsenio Tenjoco, from Brgy Penabatan, Pulilan, Bulacan arrested for Murder; 11) Jomat Claro A.K.A Jomark Claro, from Brgy. Citrus, CSJDM, Bulacan arrested for Theft; 12) Francis Soro, residing in Brgy. Bagong Buhay 1, CSJDM, Bulacan arrested for Malicious Mischief, 13) Michael Conos from Brgy. Fatima 1, CSJDM, Bulacan arrested for Swindling (Estafa); 14) Jeremy Depacina, a resident of Barangay Bunlo Bocaue, Bulacan arrested for Acts of Lasciviousness; 15) Alexis Jimenez, a resident of Brgy. Citrus CSJDM, Bulacan, arrested for Slight Physical Injuries and Malicious Mischief; 16) Jerwin Joseph Reyes, a resident of Brgy San Roque, Hagonoy, Bulacan arrested for Violation of Section 11 Article II of RA 9165m (Anti-Illegal Drugs) and 17) Carlo Salamat, a resident of Brgy San Vicente, Paombong, Bulacan for Falsification of Public Document.

 All arrested persons have standing warrants of arrest ranging from Murder, Estafa, Theft and Acts of Lasciviousness. PBGEN DE LEON commended Bulacan police for its commitment to account all persons sought by law and said that in line with the guidelines of C, PNP PGEN DEBOLD M SINAS, the Central Luzon Police Force will not stop hunting down all wanted by law and put them behind the bars of justice as PRO3 aims to achieve its goal of safer communities where the public continues to enjoy a sound sleep. (PIO-3)