CAMP Olivas, City of San Fernando, Pampanga- Police arrested an alleged member of the  Reyes Criminal Gang during the implementation of search warrant in Barangay Umpucan, San Ildefonso, Bulacan on Thursday, June 15.
PLt. Col. Jay Dimaandal, Chief, Regional Special Operations Group-Regional Intelligence Group/ Acting Force Commander together with Regional Mobile Force Battalion 3, joint personnel of RID-RSOG3, 301st MC RMFB3,  Intelligence Section RMFB3, and San Ildefonso MPS, Bulacan PPO implemented Search Warrant no. 65-M-2023 for violation of R.A. 10591(Comprehensive Law on Firearms and Ammunition).
The Search Warrant was issued by Hon. Hermenegildo Dumlao II,  Executive Judge, Regional Trial Court, Third Judicial Region, Branch 81, Malolos, Bulacan against Edgardo Cruz, 50 years old, Barangay Kagawad and resident of said barangay.
 During the search, operating troops seized one (1) 9mm pistol without serial number with magazine assembly loaded with four (4) pieces live ammunition; five (5) pieces live ammunition for 9mm pistol; one (1) caliber 380 pistol without serial number with magazine assembly loaded with three (3) pieces live ammunition for 380 pistol; one (1) caliber 38 revolver loaded with three (3) pieces empty shells and several ammunition for different pistols.
 Suspect faces charges for violating Republic Act 10591 (Comprehensive Law on Firearms and Ammunition).
 The Reyes Criminal Gang has been linked to robbery-holdup, carnapping and gun-for-hire activities in San Ildefonso and nearby towns of Bulacan.
  “We have been continuously beefing up our aggressive drive to recover and seize loose firearms through continuous police operations and implementation of search warrants against illegal gun owners. May this serve as a stern warning to all especially those who have not yet renewed their licenses or turned-over their undocumented firearms to the nearest police stations for safe keeping. Stricter penalties are imposed against violators,” PRO3 Director PBGen. Jose Hidalgo Jr. said.