Mayor’s security aide nabbed for gun possession

URDANETA CITY — Police arrested shortly after midnight Sunday a security aide of Mayor Rebecca Saldivar of San Nicolas town for illegal possession of a Cal. 45 pistol in Nancayasan village this city.

The suspect, Julius Obello, 40, a resident of Barangay Poblacion in San Nicolas, was in front of Night Bird Videoke Bar at Zone 6 in Brgy Nancayasan, when he was accosted by members of the Manila North Road.

He was in possession of one Cal. 45 Armscor pistol inserted with one magazine assembly with eight live ammunition.

He was spotted holding his firearm on one hand when policemen conducting mobile patrol passed by and was arrested en flagrante delicto.

The suspect was brought to the Urdaneta Police Station for custodial investigation.

A case for violation of Republic Act 10591 is now being readied against the suspect. PNA/