LOOSE FIREARMS. More loose firearms was confiscated in Allacapan, Cagayan anchored to the campaign against loose firearms.

High-powered firearms confiscated in Allacapan, Cagayan

Jerico Joshua Kahulugan

Cagayan Valley

ALLACAPAN, Cagayan- In its intensified campaign against loose firearms, the Police Regional Office 2 (PRO2) has arrested an individual in police operation in Allacapan, Cagayan on February 08, 2019.

Regional Director PCSUPT Jose Mario Espino said that about 8:30 in the morning of same date, joint personnel of Allacapan Police Station, Cagayan Provincial Mobile, 203rd MC RMFB2, Cagayan PIB, Cagayan SOG, elements of 17IB, 52 MICO, 5MIB, 5ID implement a Search Warrant against Melecio D Alonzo, 52 years old, married, farmer and a resident of Brgy. Cataratan, Allacapan, Cagayan.

Espino said that, during the conduct of search, the operating personnel were able to recover one (1) hand grenade, one (1) M16 rifle (colt) bearing serial no. 192519, three (3) pieces short magazine for M16, thirty three(33) rounds live ammunitions for M16, one (1) cal 45 (ARMSCOR) with deface serial number, one (1) magazine for cal. 45 and six(6) rounds live ammunitions for cal.45.

The search was witnessed by Brgy. Officials of the said place.

Furthermore, cases of violation of Republic Act 10591 and R.Aa 9516 is being filed against the suspect.