Police arrest 2 ‘swertres’ collectors PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 30 May 2013 11:08

Two suspected “swertres” collectors were arrested in two police operations in Southcom Village, Upper Calarian, the other day and in Talon-Talon yesterday.

Jemsint Bataliran y Holanda of 5th Street, Southcom Village, Upper Calarian was nabbed by men of the City Police Office’s Anti-vice Section led by Sr. Insp. Joseph Lim. Confiscated from the suspect’s possession were two tally sheets, one betting stub, whole carbon paper and a motorcycle.

Police forwarded to the City Prosecutor Office a case of violation of Republic Act 9287 and Bataliran availed of the 15-day waiver.

Brandon Montegrande, 19, of Talon-Talon was arrested by the same team yesterday afternoon. Seized from Montegrande’s possession were several tally sheets and betting stubs.

Montegrande was brought to the central police station and was detained pending the filing of charges against in court. – Dan Toribio Jr.