A man was arrested by operatives of Dapitan City Police Station after he was seen carrying a hand gun onboard his motorcycle going to Barangay Polo, Dapitan City at about 5:45 PM on July 4, 2017.
The suspect was identified as Venerando Bedon Tecson, 63, resident of said place. Confiscated from him was a black belt bag containing a Colt caliber .45 pistol with serial number 7221318 and two magazine assemblies with sixteen rounds of live ammunition. The suspect failed to present any legal documents for his firearm. Tecson is currently detained at Dapitan CPS for proper disposition.
A man was held after a high-powered pistol was found in his possession at a checkpoint conducted by Liloy MPS in Barangay Kayok, Liloy, Zamboanga del Norte at about 10:00 AM on July 4, 2017. The arrested man was identified as Marcelo Luza Caperig, 58, a businessman residing in Poblacion, Godod, Zamboanga Del Norte. A Norinco (Mustang) caliber .45 pistol with serial no. BB10608-11-246 which has inadequate documents was confiscated from him. The arrested suspect is presently detained at Liloy MPS for proper disposition.
-with report from PO3 Radzben S. Jul, RPIO9