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18 minors rounded up, 9 law offenders nabbed by QC cops

  • Written by Melnie Ragasa-Jimena
  • Published in Metro
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THE Quezon City Police District (QCPD) arrested 27 suspects, including a drug suspect, eight most wanted and 15 minors who were rounded up for violation of the curfew ordinance.

QCPD director Chief Supt. Guillermo Lorenzo T. Eleazar said that after President Duterte recently ordered the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) to take the lead in the campaign against illegal drugs, a lone suspect, identified as Alma Soliman, 54, of Bgy. Kamuning, was arrested by Galas Police Station (PS-11) at 9 p.m. on Oct. 12, on Quezon Ave., Bgy. Doña Josefa.

Soliman yielded a sachet of shabu.

Masambong Police Station (PS-2) under Supt. Carlito Mantala nabbed Jackielyn Moreno, 28, of Bgy. Tandang Sora, at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 11, after she was caught by a security guard stealing P3,199.50 worth of clothings inside the SM North EDSA, Bgy. Bagong Pag-asa.

A certain Meriam de Leon-Grajo, 37, of Bgy. Payatas A, was turned over by security personnel of Ever Gotesco Supermarket, Commonwealth to the Batasan Police Station (PS-6) after she was caught shoplifting P338 worth of make-up products at about 6 p.m. on Oct. 12.

Cubao Police Station (PS-7) personnel also took custody of Emil Peñadara, 35, of 15 P. Tuazon Blvd., Bgy. Socorro, Cubao, at 6 p.m. on Oct. 11, inside the Shopwise Supercenters Inc., on Gen. Roxas Ave., Araneta Center, where she took four ladies dress worth P713 and went out without paying to the cashier. A checker held her up and recovered the stolen items.
    
Also, PS-7 policemen arrested Rufo Ogena, 21, of Sta. Mesa, Manila, at 8 p.m. on Oct. 12, for stealing the Lenovo mobile worth P7,000 of Chester Mercado, 25, of Sampaloc, Manila. Ogena and an unidentified companion posed as passengers of a bus and conspired with each other to steal the victim’s cellphone inside his bag.
    
District Special Operations Unit (DSOU) personnel under Supt. Rogarth B. Campo arrested Crisanto Cantoria, 64, and Jose Pelayo, 63, both of Bgy. Bagong Pag-asa, at 7:20 p.m. on Oct. 12, after a concerned citizen reported their illegal gambling activity known as Loteng. Responding officers caught them collecting bets and when frisked, a lottery ID of Great Platinum Gaming Online, a booklet of PCSO stub, and cash money were confiscated.
    
Daniel Albutra, Ejay Samson, 24, both from Batasan Hills, and Paul Macawile, 24, of Balic- Balic, Galas, were arrested by Batasan Police Station (PS-6) patrol officers under Supt. Rossel Cejas at 12:05 a.m. on Oct. 12, on Batallon St., Batasan Hills, for drinking in public place.
    
Arnold Jacala, 45, of Bgy. Obrero, was arrested by Kamuning Police Station (PS-10) under Supt. Christian dela Cruz, at about 8 a.m. on Oct. 11, on Makabayan Extn., Bgy. Obrero, for creating trouble and challenging passersby. Responding officers found from Jacala a 13-inch kitchen knife.
    
Arrested by virtue of warrants of arrest by the Criminal Investigation and Detection Unit (CIDU) under Supt. Rodelio Marcelo was  Marlon Lacanaria, 36, of Old Balara, at 2:45 p.m. on Oct. 11, at Police Clearance Section City Hall for violation of RA 9262 (“The Anti-Violence Against Women and their Children Act of 2004”);  Felix Martinez, 44, of Novaliches, at 5:13 p.m. on Oct. 11, for reckless imprudence resulting  in damage to property; Andrew Alvarez, 35, of Kruz na Ligas, who was arrested inside his house at 36 Baluyot St., Kruz na Ligas, Diliman, for bench warrant of arrest; and DSOU personnel arrested Luiz Tagalo, 45, of Bgy. Fairview, at about 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 12 at his residence at 36 Datsun St., Bgy. Fairview, for illegal drugs.
    
Meanwhile, 15 minors were rounded up by PS-3; three held by PS-7 and 1 by PS-8 for violation of the curfew hour. They were turned over to their barangays for proper disposition.
    
Appropriate charges were filed against the arrested suspects.

with Donna Sessyl Sayson