SAN JOSE CITY -- Three drunk men creating trouble by poking knife at motorists passing through a road here were hauled to jail after they assaulted two barangay officials and two police officers who tried to pacify them after responding to the area on Sunday.
City police head Lt. Col. Heryl L. Bruno identified the arrested trio as siblings Jayrald Mac Navarro, 20, and Jude Michael Navarro, 22, both of Zone 4, Bgy. Calaocan; and Mc John Kennedy Lopez, 20, of Rizal St., Bgy. Crisanto Sanchez, all of this city.
He said the three suspects will be slapped with separate charges for alarm and scandal, attempted homicide, malicious mischief, physical injury and direct assault before the city prosecutor’s office here.
Bruno said the suspects were heavily intoxicated when they caused alarm and scandal along Bonifacio St. in Bgy. Calaocan by stopping all vehicles passing through the area at 1 p.m.
One of the victims, Christian Larioza, 25, of Bgy. Ligaya, Llanera, was driving a motorcycle when he was abruptly stopped by the three suspects. Jude Michael then tried to stab him but missed. Afterwhich, the trio took turns in beating him up.
Another motorist passing by, identified as John Carlo Rivera was also mauled by Jude Michael, who also pulled out a knife and tried to chase him down until Rivera was able to call for help from barangay Calaocan officials who quickly responded.
However, barangay kagawad Eduardo Del Rosario, 63, and his barangay tanod William Serrano, 55, proved no match against the three suspects as they were also mauled when they tried to pacify and arrest them.
Afterwhich, two responding police officers identified as Chief Master Sgt. Edwin Lustina and Staff Sgt. Aries Senangelo came and they were also assaulted by the suspects, who however were subsequently subdued and arrested.
Police seized a bladed weapon from the possession of Jude Michael.