Woman caught stealing Xmas decor wires PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 17 January 2011 11:11

Men of the City Police Office’s Bomb Squad arrested a resident of Sta. Catalina whom they caught stealing the wires of Christmas decoration at the Plaza Pershing yesterday afternoon.

Arrested was Juliet Cruz, 28, single. She was taken to the police station for investigation.

Police said the Bomb Squad was conducting mobile patrol around the city proper when they spotted Cruz pulling off several wires around trees where Christmas decorations were put up during the past yuletide season.

Immediately the bomb experts alighted from their vehicle and collared Cruz.

Police said the bomb experts recovered assorted cut wirings from Cruz’ possession.

Cruz told the police the wires can be sold at junkshops at P200 per kilo as it contain bronze.

Cruz was detained pending the filing of charges in court for violation of stealing government properties. -- Dan Toribio Jr.