Chief, PCR Branch/ PIO, Pampanga PPO
                               9633874/ pcr_pampppo_r03

DATE             :        May 24, 2013


.............................Vintage Bomb Recovered in Porac, Pampanga

Pampanga PPO under the leadership of PSSUPT OSCAR D ALBAYALDE, Officer-in-Charge, successfully recovered a vintage bomb at the vicinity of Brgy. San Basilio, Sta. Rita boundary of Brgy. Pulong Santol, Porac, Pampanga yesterday.

In a report reaching the office of OIC ALBAYALDE, at about 11:00AM of May 23, 2013, Sta Rita Municipal Police Station informed Porac Police Station that one Danilo Ocampo, a Citizens Crime Watch Member, accidentally discovered a bomb while he was strolling in the morning near the area of the aforementioned place.

Upon receiving the telephone call, personnel from Porac MPS instantaneously coordinated with SWAT EOD of Pampanga PPO led by PINSP OMAR BOGNOT to properly recover and secure the said vintage bomb.

Records show that the vintage bomb found is approximately one (1) foot long and eleven (11) inches in circumference/diameter. Afterwards, the bomb was turnedover to EOD SWAT for proper disposition.

PSSUPT ALBAYALDE commends all the personnel involved for the successful recovery of the vintage bomb.