TWO notorious members of robbery snatching group involved in illegal drugs were arrested after they snatched the cellular phone of Lalamove driver Tuesday evening in Caloocan City.
Caloocan police chief P/Col. Dario Menor said apart from robbery snatching cases, the arrested suspects, identified as Rafael Damian, 21, of 117 KKK St., Bgy. 150 and Richard Martinez, 31, of Milagrosa Ext., Bgy. 154 will be facing charges for violation of R.A 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drug Act of 2002 after authorities found in their possession 3.04 grams of shabu.
Investigation showed that while Elizalde Manansala, 47, of 161 Ramenad St. Bgy. 154 was driving his service motorcycle at around 11:40 p.m., along North Diversion service road, his cellular phone rang prompting him to stop on the side of the road in Bgy. 154.
While reading the message, the suspects suddenly appeared and snatched his mobile phone but they failed to escape after the victim was able to seek the assistance of Barangay 154 Executive Officer and Kagawad Rowah Latagan who were patrolling along the area that resulted in the their arrest.