Camp Olivas, City of San Fernando, Pampanga — The suspected leader of a crime gang was arrested on Sunday in an entrapment operation in the City of San Fernando, Pampanga.
Pampanga Police director Col. Arnold Thomas Ibay said suspect Jericho Palacio alias Kokok/Balugbug, of Purok 2, Bgy. San Pedro Cutud, suspected leader of the Sinio crime gang, was nabbed by operatives of the San Fernando Police Station in Bgy. Juliana.
Seized from Palacio were10 plastic sachets of shabu valued at P13,600, a P500 marked bill, a loaded .9mm gun, and a sling bag.
Ibay said the Sinio gang is involved in illegal drugs, motorbike theft and robbery in the San Fernando City.
Ibay said Palacio, who had a previous drug violation, was arrested at an auto repair shop in Bgy. Sto Niño, San Simon, Pampanga.