Notorious member of Criminal Group neutralized by PRO2 in Cabagan, Isabela
CAMP MARCELO A ADDURU, TUGUEGARAO CITY- Police Regional Office 2 in its intensified campaign on anti-criminality neutralized a member of Criminal Group and Listed in the Directorate for Intelligence (DI) during the conduct of police operation in Cabagan, Isabela yesterday, October 29, 2019.
PRO2 Acting Regional Director PBGEN ANGELITO A CASIMIRO in his report to Camp Crame identified the suspect as Antonio Garro, legal age, married, resident of the said place, DI-listed under Mamauag Criminal Group and Top 10 most wanted Provincial Level for the crime of Murder. Investigation disclosed that at about 4:40 PM of same date in Sitio Gapa, Brgy San Antonio, Cabagan, Isabela, concerned citizen reported to Cabagan PS that the said suspect was sighted carrying M16 rifle. Joint personnel of Provincial Intelligence Branch, Isabela PPO, Regional Intelligence Division PRO2, 1st IPMFC, Cabagan PS and Sto. Tomas PS immediately conducted police operation and upon reaching the place of incident, the suspect was sighted holding a M16 rifle and ran outside and started firing several shots towards the operating personnel prompting the operating personnel to retaliate and fireback against the suspect that resulted in the instantaneous death of said suspect.
Recovered from the suspect were one (1) caliber M16 Rifle; live ammunition for M16 rifle; magazines of M16; one (1) pc bandolier; one (1) pc belt bag; 40 pcs ammunition of 9mm caliber; one (1) pc magazine for 9mm caliber loaded with ammunition; one (1) pc tactical short pant; one (1) pc backpack; one (1) pc holster; one (1) pc cellphone; one (1) pc battery pack; and one (1) pc tactical flashlight.
The said suspect was the primary accused in the killing of Brgy. Kagawad Balisi of Brgy. San Antonio, Cabagan, Isabela (July 2019), Brgy. Captain Ramento and Brgy. Kagawad Padre of Sto. Tomas, Isabela (August 2019).
ARD CASIMIRO commended the operating personnel for the successful conduct of police operation.