Notorious carnapper died in an armed encounter in Isabela
CAMP MARCELO A ADDURU, TUGUEGARAO CITY- A suspected carnapper and notorious drug pusher in the province of Isabela was killed in police operation in Cauayan City, Isabela on September 6, 2019.
PRO2 Regional Director, PBGEN JOSE MARIO M ESPINO in his report to Chief, PNP, PGEN OSCAR DAVID ALBAYALDE stated that at about 12:30 AM of September 6, 2019, carnapping incident transpired along Research road, Minante 1, Cauayan City, Isabela wherein one Yamaha Sniper 150, color red owned by Armand Madriaga y Martinez, 42, married, self-employed and a resident of Research, Minante I, Cauayan City, Isabela was stolen by an unidentified suspect. The victim immediately reported the said incident to Cauayan City Police Station and operatives of Cauayan CPS and RID2 personnel conducted hot pursuit operation for the possible recovery of the said motorcycle and arrest of the suspect. Upon reaching Brgy. Nagrumbuan, Cauayan City, Isabela, operating personnel saw a male person wearing black and white t-shirt, blue long pants and shoes who was later identified as Noel Guzman y Ziga, of legal and a resident of Ugac Sur, Tuguegarao City, Cagayan, while on the process of detaching a plate number of a single motorcycle (a color red Yamaha Sniper) which was parked beside the road which prompted the PNP personnel to immediately frisked the person and asking for the necessary documents of the said vehicle. The suspect drew his firearm and fired towards the PNP personnel prompting the police to seek cover and returned fire against the suspect. The suspect sustained gunshot wound which caused his instantenous death.
Cauayan City Crime Laboratory (SOCO) recovered One unit of Yamaha motorcycle, one (1) improvised cal. 45 revolver with five live ammunitions and one (1) empty shell inserted on the cylinder, two (2) pieces plastic transparent sachet containing white crystalline substance suspected to be “shabu”, driver’s license and assorted photocopy of Official receipt and certificate of registration.
RD ESPINO applauded the operating team for another notable operational accomplishment.