In Sterling Insurance, Capitol Compound, Brgy. Burabod, Sorsogon City,1:00 PM,January 9, 2017 ,ALMA ENELDA REGIDOR, 52 years old, married and resident of Purok Aguinaldo, Brgy. Buhatan, Sorsogon City; and CHERRY LAROSA LOLOS, 34 years old, married and a resident of OLV Brgy Bibincahan, Sorsogon City. Status: Detained at Sorsogon CPS were both arrested by the police operatives for violation of Anti Red Tape Law.
The elements of Sorsogon CPS led by PSINSP ROMEO TRIÑANES ROCIO JR, Sorsogon CPS Intel Officer; PSINSP RAY ANTHONY MAGDAMIT VILLANUEVA, RID PRO5; and Mr. Vincent Nato, Acting Regional Director, LTO RO5, under the supervision of PSUPT DIONESIO TANAY LACEDA conducted an entrapment operation at Sterling Insurance, Capitol Compound, Brgy. Burabod, Sorsogon City which resulted to the arrest of the suspects after receiving the entrapment money in exchange of their services in the processing of the driver’s license at the aforementioned establishment.
That prior to the incident at around 10:45AM of the same date, PSINSP VILLANUEVA together with Mr. Vincent Nato of LTO RO5 coordinated with Sorsogon CPS to conduct entrapment operation. Subsequently, the team proceeded at said establishment wherein PO3 Felino Hate acted as a client to secure a driver’s license, the suspects approached the former and offered their services in a package amounting to One Thousand Four Hundred pesos (Php 1,400.00). Accordingly, he will not undergo the written examination or the actual driving test conducted by the LTO and other requirements of the said agency.
After which, Miss Lolos received the said amount from PO3 Hate and immediately identified himself as police officer and consequently implemented the arrest of the duo for Violation of RA 9485 otherwise known as Anti Red-Tape Act of 2007.
A case for violation of R.A. 9485 (Anti-Red Tape Law) was referred to City Prosecution Office thru inquest proceedings docketed under NPS # V-06-INQ-17A-002 against the suspects duly administered by Fiscal Melbert J. Balicano, Asst. City Prosecutor.