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

DATE             :        July 16, 2013


Man Involved in Carnapping Arrested at Floridablanca

        The Pampanga PPO under the leadership of PSSUPT OSCAR D ALBAYALDE, Officer-in-Charge successfully arrested Edison Pangan y Dabu aka “SONNY”, 27 years old, single and a resident of Barangay Old Pabanlag, Floridablanca, Pampanga by joint elements of Floridablanca Municipal Station under the supervision of PSUPT JHOANNA P ROSALES, OIC and the Regional Intelligence Unit 3 led by PSINSP EDGARDO T MAGAOAY yesterday, July 15, 2013.

            The suspect was arrested by the strength of Alias of Warrant of Arrest issued by Hon. Judge Esperanza S Paglinawan-Rozari of Regional Trial Court Branch 44, City of San Fernando, Pampanga for Violation of Article 294 of the Revised Penal Code (Robbery with Violence Against or Intimidation of a Person). The said case was under Criminal Case Number 18790 dated January 29, 2013 with a bail bond fixed at P100,000.00 for his temporary liberty.

            Moreover, subject person is now temporarily detained at Floridablanca MPS for proper disposition and for the issuance of Commitment Order from court.

            Further investigation disclosed that arrested person is responsible in the series of Robbery Hold-up cases in Bacolor and other nearby towns. Recent of which was the robbery hold-up of a passenger jeepney with plate number DEE-476 that transpired along MacArthur Highway, Cabalantian, last March 4, 2012 together with his cohort at gun point and then took and carted away the belongings of the jeepney’s passengers. The said suspect has also a pending case for carnapping.

            Furthermore, PSSUPT ALBAYALDE together with Hon. Eduardo Guerrero, Mayor of Floridablanca, commended the collective efforts made by the personnel of Floridablanca MPS for their accomplishment in apprehending the wanted person and a job well done.