2 held for possession of gun, bullets PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 25 June 2012 13:58

Operatives of the Tetuan Police Station arrested two men for possession of a questionable gun at a police checkpoint in Guiwan the other night.

Police identified those arrested as Ermil Perez y Morano, married, and Erwin Araneta y Espiritu, married, both residents Talabaan. Recovered from their possession were a .45 caliber pistol, two magazines and two magazines of M16 rifle loaded with ammunition.

Investigation disclosed that the police were manning a checkpoint along Lobregat Highway in Guiwan around 11 p.m. when a Ford Everest pickup truck arrived and stopped for inspection.

Policemen spotted a .45 caliber pistol and the bullets iaboard the vehicle.

The duo were detained at the Tetuan Police Station while the seized gun and ammunition were turned over to an investigator pending the filing of charges in court. – Dan Toribio Jr.