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Pusher, kidnapper, carnapper arrested

  • Written by Bernard Galang
  • Published in Provincial
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ANGELES City -- A suspected drug pusher, a suspected kidnapper and a suspected carnapper were arrested by operatives Criminal Investigation and Detection Group-Pampanga and Provincial Highway Patrol Team-Pampanga in separate operations.

Last August 30, CIDG-Pampanga, led by Chief Insp. Ferdinand Aguilar, conducted a buy-bust operation against one Kenneth Maun, 26, in Bgy. San Francisco, Mabalacat City. It resulted in the suspect’s arrest and the confiscation of shabu worth P4,500.

CIDG-Pampanga operatives also arrested one Brenda Castillo, 28, who has a pending warrant of arrest issued by Angeles City Regional Trial Court Branch 59 for kidnapping and failure to return a minor in violation of Article 270 of the Revised Penal Code.

She was arrested at her residentce in Mawaque Resettlement Center in Mabalacat City. No bail was recommended for her temporary release.

Last Aug. 31, Provincial Highway Patrol Team-Pampanga operatives arrested one Filemon Balagot Jr., 38, inside the Widus Casino in Clark Freeport Zone.
   
Senior Insp. Joel Maranon said the suspect has a standing warrant for carnapping issued by the Angeles City Regional Trial Court Branch 56  in violation of Republic Act 6539 with recommended bail of P180,000.
   
The arrest was conducted through coordination with the security department of the casino.