Man carrying cop’s Glock pistol held PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 23 August 2014 11:46

Men of the PNP’s Regional Public Safety Company Battalion on Thursday apprehended a man aboard a motorcycle carrying a 9mm pistol issued to a policeman.

Nabbed was Arnold Luyao y Omamalin, 23, single, of Sibuco, Zamboanga del Norte, was intercepted at a checkpoint in Mercedes Thursday afternoon. Seized from his possession were a Glock 17 Gen 4 9mm pistol with serial number 18346, three magazines loaded with 15 rounds of ammunition.

It was learned the pistol belongs to PO2 Edgar Luyao of the Sibuco Police Station.

A police report disclosed that PO2 Luyao was driving a motorcycle with Arnold, Edito Dura and Efraim Arcillas as backriders.

While they were approaching a police checkpoint along the Lobregat Highway in Mercedes, the motorcycle figured in an accident.

PO2 Luyao left the accident site aboard his motorcycle leaving his three backriders behind. At this point, policemen manning the checkpoint stopped the three backriders and had them undergo  questioning.

In the process, policemen found out there was agun inside a backpack being carried by Arnold Luyao.

Arnold was arrested and the gun was later found to belong to PO2 Luyao.

Arnold and his two companions as well as the gun were turned over to the Culianan Police Station for proper disposition. – Dan Toribio Jr.