CAMP OLIVAS, City of San Fernando, Pampanga — Mabalacat City police acting commander Lt. Col. Heryl Bruno said 10 wanted persons including two top most wanted were arrested in a one-day manhunt operation.
Bruno said suspect Jenny Anicete, 41, of Bgy. Tabun, was arrested for reckless imprudence resulting in damage to property; while 35-year-old Jade Almodiel, tagged as the city’s no. 2 most wanted, of Bgy. Santo Rosario, was arrested for two counts of violation of R.A. 9165.
Almodiel was caught while having a pot session with three others identified as Maxell Dan Uera, of Bgy. Mabiga; Christian dela Cruz and Kenard dela Cruz, both of Bgy. San Francisco.
The Mabalacat City police served a warrant of arrest against Catalina Buenaventura, top 7 most wanted, in PUPC Dau Jail, Bgy. Dau, for falsification of documents and estafa.
On the other hand, four suspects — Jerry Avila, 35; construction worker Mark Lester Mendoza, 33; Joan Ramos, 34; and Jimboy Manarang, all residents of Brgy. Dau were arrested in a buy-bust conducted at North Daang Bakal, Bgy. Dau.
Seized from their possession were five plastic sachets of shabu, P1,000 marked bill, and a cellular phone.
“As we continue to wage our unremitting fight against illegal drugs, more operations are being launched and we will not stop until Mabalacat City is drug-free,” Bruno said.