PRESS RELEASE
NUP Maria Christina I Mayor

Published on
24 July 2017

Oplan Galugad in Sara nets wanted persons, traffic violators

Camp Francisco U. Sumagaysay, Sr., STA. BARBARA, ILOILO, July 24 --- Three persons including 2 wanted for crimes were arrested over the weekend during the implementation of Oplan Galugad quinto Alpha, a simultaneous operation targeting criminal elements in Sara, Iloilo. 

Arrested during a checkpoint is Jonathan Erestingcol, 48 years old of Brgy. Aspera, Sara who was caught carrying a loaded homemade shotgun while on-board his motorcycle in Brgy. Antonio Yusay. 

Also arrested are two wanted persons, Rico Pacrem, 35 years old of Brgy. Apelo, Sara who has a pending warrant of arrest for the crime of theft and John Del Azucena, 23 of Brgy. Anoring, Sara who is facing charges for Reckless Imprudence resulting to homicide. 

All three are now with the custody of Sara Municipal Police Station. 

Also impounded are 32 motorcycles whose drivers were cited for violation of RA 4136 or the Land Transportation and Traffic Code of the Philippines.