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

DATE             :        May 6, 2013


..........................Simultaneous Implementation of Search Warrants

The Pampanga PPO under the leadership of PSSUPT OSCAR D ALBAYALDE, Officer in Charge, Pampanga PPO, successfully implemented simultaneous Search Warrant Operations last May 3, 2013 at Sitio Balas, Brgy. Natividad, Guagua, Pampanga.

The said operation were conducted on the strength of Search Warrants Nos. 78-2013 and 79-2013 issued by Hon. Executive Judge Angelo c. Perez of Branch 27, RTC, Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija against Jemer REYES y Manalang and Romy REYES.

In a report reaching the office of PD ALBAYALDE, at about 5:30AM of May 3, 2013, the raiding team composed of joint elements from RSOTG Pampanga, CIDU3, RIO3, PIB-Pampanga PPO and Guagua MPS, under the overall supervision of PSUPT FERDINAND M GARAY implemented the search warrants at the house premises of the aforementioned respondents. Upon arrival of operating elements, one Salvador Bulaon y Umali, 41 years old, married and a resident of Brgy Natividad, Guagua, Pampanga, fired at them. Hence the team was forced to neutralize the said person which led to his instantaneous death.

The implementation of Search Warrant resulted to the confiscation of the following items:

At the house premises of Jemer Reyes:

  1. One (1) Black Widow Magnum .22 revolver without serial number
  2. One (1) Colt Cal .22 automatic rifle with serial number 141914
  3. Five (5) live ammunitions for cal .22 revolver
  4. Five (5) live ammunitions for cal .38 revolver
  5. One (1) heat sealed transparent plastic sachet of suspected shabu
  6. One (1) unsealed transparent plastic sachet of suspected shabu

At the house premises of Romy Reyes:

  1. One (1) piece cal .22 rifle
  2. Five (5) live ammunitions for cal .22 rifle

During the search, respondent Romy Reyes wasn’t around the premises while Jemer Reyes who was present at the time was placed under arrest and was brought to Pampanga PPO for investigation together with five (5) other persons namely; Francing Reyes-37yrs, Randy Sotto-28yrs, Jervy Roque-28yrs, Diego Valencia-30yrs and Saldison Bulaon-14yrs who were caught inside the house of Jemer while in possession of illegal narcotics.

Necessary documents for the minor, Saldison Bulaon, are being prepared prior to his turn over to DSWD as mandated by Juvenile Delinquency Act of 2004.

Furthermore, the aforementioned persons caught were identified as members of REYES Group led by Jemer Reyes who’s involved in Drug Trafficking and Gun Running activities within the province of Pampanga and nearby provinces.

Moreover, PSSUPT ALBAYALDE commends all the personnel involved in successfully implementing the search warrant operations and giving their best effort in continuing PNP’s campaign against illegal firearms.