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

DATE             :        January 31, 2013

Pampanga PNP Scores Against Illegal Firearms

            The Pampanga PPO under the leadership of PSSUPT R’WIN S PAGKALINAWAN, Provincial Director, Pampanga PPO, successfully implemented Search Warrant Nr:001-13 issued by Hon. Ramon D. Pamular, Presiding Judge of TRC Branch 32, Guimba, Nueva Ecija for violation of PD 1866 (Illegal/Unlawful Possession of Firearms) against Regi Paras.

            In a report reaching the office of PD PAGKALINAWAN, at about 6:30AM January 31, 2013 elements of Provincial Public Safety Company (PPSC) headed by PCI JOWEN C DELACRUZ, Assistant Coy Commander, in coordination with elements of Mexico Municipal Station led by PSUPT NEIL O MIRO conducted a Search Warrant operation that led to the arrest of Regi PARAS y Pineda, a resident of Purok 1, Brgy Kulubasa, Mexico, Pampanga for violation of PD 1866.

            The joint team confiscated one (1) Ruger P85 caliber 9MM pistol bearing Serial Number 301-58685 with one (1) magazine and eighteen (18) ammos, one (1) ENM caliber 22 airgun and one (1) airsoft caliber 5.56 in the suspect’s property.

            Futhermore, the search operation was conducted in a peaceful and orderly manner in the presence of Brgy Chairman Romeo C. Payabyab and Brgy Kagawad Diosdado Payabyab Jr. The suspect and confiscated items are in the custody of PPSC for further investigation and proper disposition.

            PD PAGKALINAWAN commends the PPSC and members of Mexico MPS for a job well done for their accomplishment in the said operation