A man was arrested after a caliber .45 pistol was seized from him during a police response conducted by Sergio Osmena MPS in Barangay Poblacion, Sergio Osmeña, Zamboanga Del Norte at about 11:25 AM on February 28, 2017.
The arrested person was identified as Ronie Boy T. Laranjo, 26, resident of Barangay San Isidro, Sergio Osmeña. The arrest was made after Sergio Osmeña MPS received a report that an unidentified suspicious-looking person was sighted in front of the Sangguniang Bayan session hall in Barangay Poblacion Alto, of said municipality, wherein the subject person was driving a motorcycle, wearing a gray hoodie jacket, with a suspected firearm tucked in his waist. Confiscated from the suspect were a Colt caliber .45 pistol with serial number 748152, a magazine loaded with seven rounds of ammo, thirteen cal .45 rounds, and a garrison belt. The arrested person failed to present legal documents for the confiscated items he was carrying. Laranjo is now detained at Sergio Osmeña MPS for proper disposition.
-with report from PO3 Radzben S. Jul, RPIO9