PNP NEWS RELEASE

 

NEWS RELEASE

AUTHORITY : PSUPT JHOANNA P ROSALES
Chief, Provincial Operations Branch/ PIO, Pampanga PPO
9633874/ opn_pamp_ppo @yahoo.com
DATE   : March 05, 2012


PAMPANGA POLICE LAUDS KABALEN’S EFFORTS FOR ARREST OF WANTED PERSONS

...........Operatives of Pampanga Police Provincial Office (PPO) under the leadership of PSSUPT EDGARDO G TINIO, Provincial Director conducted an operations on anti- illegal gambling in Brgy Sta Lucia Anac, Masantol, Pampanga on February 4, 2012, Saturday which resulted in the confiscation of three (3) video karera machines (VKMs) as it stepped up its drive against anti-illegal gambling.


          The said operation was a joint effort of the Masantol MPS headed by PCINSP ROMEO BALUBAL JR, Chief of Police and personnel of the Provincial Intelligence Branch (PIB) headed by PSUPT RAUL APOSTOL VALENCIA. No person was arrested, however, investigation revealed that the confiscated VKMs were owned by a certain “Boy Itik”.


          Last month, three (3) operations were conducted in, one (1) on illegal bookies in Guagua and two (2) on VKM activities, both in Macabebe and Mabalacat which resulted in the arrest of three (3) persons, confiscation of bets amounting PhP 166.00 and filing of appropriate charges against the arrested persons.


          PSSUPT TINIO said “the intensified drive in Pampanga resolves the PPO’s commitment to eradicate all forms of illegal gambling activities provincewide. Our police operatives are continuously conducting monitoring operations especially to the areas where illegal gambling activities have been previously reported”.***