2 Nabbed for Gun Ban Offense in Pagadian
- Monday, January 25, 2016
- By Police Chief Inspector Rogelio D. Alabata (C RPIO9) with report from PO3 Bernard Tan (RPIO9)
Zamboaga del Sur - Elements of Pagadian City Police Station arrested Bernard Sumugat, 51, resident of block 21, lot 5, Alta Tierra Napolan, Pagadian City at around 1:30 AM on January 14, 2016, who was caught in possession of a Remington cal. 45 pistol with serial no. 748152 without a COMELEC exemption to carry firearm. Investigation disclosed that at about 1:20 AM of same date, Pagadian City Police Station were conducting a checkpoint in Purok Tugas, Brgy. Balangasan when said arrested person onboard his motorcycle was flagged down by PNP personnel manning the check point for improper placement of plate number. Upon verification of pertinent documents of said vehicle, abovementioned firearm was seen inside his bag where the documents of said motorcycle were also kept.
At around 1:30 AM on January 14, 2016, Pagadian CPS arrested Bernard Sumugat, 51, resident of block 21 Lot 5, Alta Tierra, Brgy. Napolan, Pagadian City. Subject person was caught in possession of a Remington caliber .45 pistol, bearing serial number 748152 loaded with seven rounds of ammunition at around 1:20 AM of same date. Suspect was on-board a motorcycle with improper placement of plate number together with John Lennon y Tamayo as back rider. The arrested suspect failed to present pertinent documents for him to carry and possess said firearm.