Camp Olivas, City of San Fernando, Pampanga—The number 7 Top Most Wanted Person was arrested by authorities in Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro on Thursday, April 8.

Based on the report of PCOL ROMANO V. CARDIÑO, Acting PD, Zambales PPO, Resty GALLARDO y Dela Cruz, 38 years old, married, construction worker, native of Brgy. Magsaysay, Castillejos, Zambales and presently hiding at Brgy. San Isidro, Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro was arrested by personnel of Zambales Provincial Intelligence Unit with CIDG-PFU, PIU Oriental Mindoro, 1ST PMFC Oriental Mindoro and Puerto Galera Municipal Police Station at Brgy.San Isidro, Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro by virtue of warrant of arrest for violation of RA 9165 under Criminal Case No. RTC-2019-1122-I and RTC-2019-1123-I issued by Hon. Judge RAYMOND C VIRAY of RTC Branch 75, Olongapo City.

Further investigation revealed that GALLARDO availed of the plea bargaining and probation but failed to comply the requirements and went into hiding.

With the help of social media, GALLARDO was traced in Puerto Galera where he was arrested.

“As we aim for safer communities, all law enforcement agencies work closely together to fight all forms of criminality including intensification of campaign against wanted persons. This is also in line with the guidelines of C, PNP PGEN DEBOLD SINAS to account all fugitives and put them behind the bars of justice," PRO3 head PBGEN VALERIANO T DE LEON said. (PIO-3)