COPS COLLAR FORMER FAMY, LAGUNA VICE MAYOR FOR ILLEGAL POSSESSION OF FIREARMS, ILLEGAL DRUGS

FAMY,Laguna — Joint elements of Laguna Police Provincial Intelligence Branch {PIB}, Laguna Police Public Safety Company (LPPSC) and Famy Muicipal Police arrested the former vice mayor of this town along with three others at around 8:45 a.m. Wednesday at Barangay Salang Bato for illegal possession of firearms and drugs worth close to Php 600,000.

Sr. Supt. Ronnie Siroy Montejo, officer in charge, Laguna Provincial Police Office, identified the suspects as former Vice Mayor Amadeo Tena Punio alias “Deo Punio” , Ernesto Verdeflor Silva, Cairo Mamayandig Tamos and Anna Rose Dayang Dadulla.

Armed with a search warrant issued by San Pablo City Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 34 Judge Agripino Morga,police operatives seized from the suspects about 117.65 grams of suspected shabu with an estimated street value of Php 588, 250, a weighing scale and assorted shabu paraphernalia , a .22 cal. rifle, an improvised cal .22 pistol and an armscor cal .38 pistol, one hand grenade and assorted ammunition.

Confiscated pieces of evidence were brought to Famy Municipal Police Station and Laguna Police Crime Laboratory Office for proper disposition while cases of violation of Sec 11 of RA 9165, RA 10591 and RA 9516 are being prepared for filing at the provincial prosecutor’s office against the suspects. Sol Luzano/PNA/northboundasia.com