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Buy-and-sell agent held for guns, ammo

  • Written by Jojo C. Magsombol
  • Published in Provincial
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CAMP Gen. Malvar, Batangas -- A 50-year-old sales agent was nabbed by policemen for possession of
unlicensed guns and ammunition in Bgy. Banay-Banay, Padre Garcia, Batangas Police PIO head Insp. Hazel
p. Luma-ang said on Tuesday.

Acting Batangas police director Senior Supt. Alden Bacarra Delvo identified the suspect as
Noli Medrano Lacorte, married, of Bgy. Banay-Banay.
    
Delvo said joint operatives from the Provincial Intelligence Branch (PIB) Batangas led by
Senior Insp. Alvin R. Kison and Padre Garcia Municipal Police Station led by Senior Insp. Fernando O.
Fernando implemented search warrant No. B408 (17) for violation of RA 10591 issued by Executive Judge
Agripino G. Morga of the Regional Trial Court Branch 29-32, Fourth Judicial Region, of San Pablo City
and arrested the suspect at 8:50 a.m. on November 21.
    
The suspect yielded a loaded Colt cal. .45 pistol with serial number 1944, a magazine with
eight live ammo, a black holster for the gun and a sub-machine gun cal.  .45 M3 (SN268102) with one
magazine loaded with 13 fractions of live ammunition, case officers PO3 Reuben James M. Mendoza and
SPO3 Rivero C. Reyes said.
    
The suspect was placed under the custody of PIB Batangas, facing charges of violation of RA
10591.