Camp Olivas, City of San Fernando City, Pampanga – Operatives from Police Regional Office 3 (PRO3) were able to arrest four most wanted persons in the region charged for the crimes related to illegal drugs, illegal recruitment and rape during separate operations conducted on May 12, 2023.
In Aurora, police authorities conducted manhunt operation in Brgy. Borlongan, Dipaculao which resulted in the arrest of Arnie Ferreras, tagged as Top 1 Most Wanted Person Municipal Level, and a resident of Barangay Reserva, Baler, Aurora.
Ferreras was apprehended by virtue of Warrant of Arrest for violation of Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 (Sec. 5 and Sec. 11 of RA 9165).
Cops in Nueva Ecija arrested the Top 1 Most Wanted person- Municipal Level identified as Bulatao Gaspar, 40, a resident of Brgy. Osmeña, Guimba, for Rape with no recommended bail.
Bataan police put behind bars Eugene Magbanua, 49, and resident of Brgy. Alasasin, Mariveles for the crimes of Rape by Sexual Assault and 2 counts of Lascivious Conduct.
Meanwhile, Marina Cayanan y Halili, 59 years old and a resident of Brgy. San Manuel, Tarlac City was arrested by virtue of Warrant of Arrest for the crime of Large Scale and Syndicated Illegal Recruitment with no recommended bail.
PRO3 Director PBGen Jose Hidalgo Jr. said that the whole police force of Region 3 is persistently putting its best efforts to arrest individuals sought by law.
He further stated that Central Luzon is not a sanctuary for criminals.