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2 held for guns, ammo in Batangas

August 13, 2022 Jojo C. Magsombol 233 views

TWO men were arrested in possession of guns and some ammo on different occasions in the towns of Mabini and San Juan, Batangas, on Thursday, according to a police report.

In the town of Mabini, the suspect was caught in a restaurant at about 9:15 a.m. on August 11 in Barangay Anilao Proper.

Initial investigation showed that the victim, Reynanta Castillo, was eating at Abegail Restaurant when the suspect arrived and confronted the victim.

A heated argument between the suspect and victim erupted, which led to a fist fight.

After that, responding police officers arrived, pacified the commotion, and arrested the suspect.

During the arrest, the police officers spotted that the suspect had an unknown caliber of firearm, a Colt Caliber 45, tucked in his waist with an inserted magazine containing five live ammunition.

Meanwhile, San Juan town police handcuffed another gun violator on board a color blue Suzuki Shogun motorcycle at around 4:10 p.m. on August 11, in Bgy. Tipaz, San Juan, after he was caught possessing one Cal. 45 pistol, a magazine inserted loaded with seven live bullets, and three plastic sachets of shabu were recovered.