Camp Olivas, City of San Fernando, Pampanga- The Top 2 MWP in Bamban, Tarlac and Top 3 MWP in Dipaculao, Aurora were both arrested by authorities thru separate manhunt operations on May 28.
Elements of Bamban MPS conducted manhunt operation at Brgy. Lapaz Dapdap in Bamban, Tarlac that resulted in the arrest of Nicko MERINO y Surio, 27 years old, single, and a resident of Sitio Pandan, Brgy. Anupul, Bamban, Tarlac, and listed as the Top 2 Most Wanted Person in Bamban, Tarlac by virtue of warrant of arrest issued by HON. RONALD LEO T. HABAN, Presiding Judge, RTC Branch 66, Capas, Tarlac for the crime of Homicide under Criminal Case No. CT20-8635 with recommended bail of Php120,000.00.
Meanwhile, a separate manhunt operation conducted by joint element of Dipaculao MPS, Intel Operatives of 3rd Platoon Maneuver Company 2nd PMFC at Sitio Lanay Brgy. Culat, Casiguran, Aurora that resulted in the arrest of Adriano DELA CRUZ y Delos Santos alias "Eddie Boy Dela Cruz", 57 years old, married, key and handicraft, and a resident of Brgy. Borlongan, Dipaculao, Aurora and listed as the Top 3 Most Wanted Person in Dipaculao, Aurora by virtue of warrant of arrest issued by HON. JUDE ERWIN U ALABA, Presiding Judge of RTC Branch 91, Baler, Aurora under Criminal Case No. 4848 for the crime of rape in relation to RA 7610 with no bail recommended.
"The entire Central Luzon Police Force together with other police units continues its intensified campaign to put lawless elements and wanted persons behind bars and maximizes its efforts to eradicate all forms of lawlessness in the region in line with the Internal Cleansing Policy of PNP Chief PGEN GUILLERMO LORENZO ELEAZAR," said Police Regional Office 3 Regional Director PBGEN VALERIANO T DE LEON.( PIO-3)