The operatives from the PNP conducted an anti illegal gambling operation at March 5, 2017, 4:00 PM, Sunday at Sitio Ki Belen, Barangay San Rafael, San Pascual, Masbate and were able to arrests the following persons:
a. Edmond Ello y Monteroyo 21 years old, and a resident of Brgy. San Rafael, San Pascual, Masbate;
b. Federico Bolotanoy Toyco, 74 years old, married and a resident of Brgy. Sta Cruz, San Pascual, Masbate;
c. (Name omitted), 15 years old, and a resident Brgy. San Pedro, San Pascual, Masbate;
d. (Name omitted), 17 years old, and a resident Brgy. Sta Cruz San Pascual, Masbate;
e. (Name omitted), 12 years old, and a resident of Brgy. San Rafael, San Pascual Masbate;
Status: all arrested.
f. Titing Contapay (Promoter/Bet Taker); and
g. Arthuro Badrina @ Toring,(Sentenciador),were able to escaped during the operation.
The joint elements of San Pascual MPS led by SPO1 Michael B Cipriano and 5th RPSB 1st maneuver Coy., LED BY PINSP COLLIN S RAMA, conducted Anti-illegal gambling operation and were able to apprehend the suspects while engaging in cockfighting without permit from competent authority. Recovered pieces of evidence are two (2) fighting cocks with two (2) pieces gaffs.
ACTION TAKEN: Arrested suspects together with the recovered pieces of evidence were brought to San Pascual MPS for proper disposition. Appropriate case is being prepared against them while the minors will be turned-over to DSWD for further proper disposition.