At Brgy. Poblacion, Cataingan, Masbate, around 6:30 PM, Tuesday, March 14, 2017,the elements of Cataingan MPS, chance-upon, were able to apprehend, Jason Reyes y Apolo, 36 years old, married, jobless, and a resident of Brgy. Gahit, Cataingan, Masbate for illegal gambling.
Operatives from Cataingan MPS led by PCINSP ALBERT T ABAYON, OIC, while conducting visibility patrol at said they were able to apprehend the suspect while in the act of collecting bet money for illegal numbers games locally known as “lotteng”. Recovered pieces of evidence were the following, to wit:
a. Six (6) Lotteng stubs with jotted numbers marked “Lotto 1st 2” dated March 14, 2017;
b. One (1) Black ballpen; and
c. Cash money amounting to Php 250.00.
The arrested person and recovered pieces of evidence were brought to Cataingan MPS for proper disposition. Appropriate case is being prepared for filing in court.