3 wanted men fall in lawmen’s ‘One-Time, Big-Time’ operation

SAN CARLOS CITY — Three persons were arrested when lawmen implemented the “One-Time, Big Time” operation at 1:45 a.m. Monday at Barangays Caoayan-Kiling, Guelew and Supo, all in San Carlos City.

Joint elements of San Carlos City Police and Provincial Public Safety Company Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) of the Pangasinan Provincial Police Office implemented search warrants at the houses of the leader and members of the Paed Cattle Rustling Group in San Carlos City.

Subjects of the search warrants were Jack Paed, leader, of the Paed Cattle Rustling Group of Barangay Supo, but was however not at his residence at the time of the raid.

Nevertheless, lawmen recovered from his house one unit of Caliber 45 MKIV Series 80, with one inserted magazine loaded with six live ammunition.

The arrested suspects were Roger Paed, 41, Jack’s brother who at present is Barangay Tanod of Guelew; and Christopher Garcia, 35, of Cauayan Kiling and Bolifacio Cancino,35, of Barangay Supo.

The raid on Roger Paed’s house resulted to the recovery of four pieces of transparent plastic sachet containing suspected Methamphetamine Hydrochloride or shabu.

Lawmen also found on Garcia’s house one 40 mm. ammunition for an M-203/M79 grenade launcher while they found one Cal. 38 revolver with three live ammunition in its cylinder at Cancino’s house.

All the arrested suspects were brought to Pangasinan Provincial Hospital for medical examination and subsequently to the San Carlos City police station for investigation and proper disposition.

Cases for violation of Republic Act No. 10591 (Comprehensive Law on Firearm and Ammunition) and Section 11 of RA 9165 (Comprehensive Dangerous Drug Act of 2002) and election gun ban are now being prepared by the police for filing against the suspects.

Meanwhile, elements of the Urdaneta City police arrested one Reynaldo Cabacungan, alias Rey, 38, of Carmen East, Rosales at 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday in Urdaneta City for violation of the election gun ban. PNA/northboundasia.com