Car thief, pusher shot dead, 5 cohorts arrested

November 15, 2018

CAMP Brig. Gen. Vicente Lim, Bgy. Canlubang, Calamba City, Laguna -- A suspected car thief  and a drug pusher were killed while five comapnions of the car thief were arrested on Wednesday during police operations in Cavite and Rizal provinces.

Police identified the fatality in Cavite as a certain ‘Mac Mac’, of Bgy. Paliparan 3, Bgy. Victoria, Dasmariñs City, while his companions Val Rosal, Johnny Loma, James Talaoc, Baldibino Ferel and Samuel De Asis were arrested.

Police said they conducted a follow-up operation for a case of carnapping of a motorcycle when they spotted the suspects at 10:30 p.m. where ‘Mac Mac’, armed with a cal. .45 pistol, clashed with the cops. When the suspect lay dead, his companions gave up. A Suzuki motorcycle of the suspects yielded illegal drugs.

In Antipolo City, Rizal, drug suspect Roginela Chinebre, alias ‘Tropa’, sold a sachet of shabu to police poseur-buyers at 11:15 a.m. on Sta. Cecilia St., Peñafrancia, Bgy. Cupang, when he was shot dead for firing his gun at the policemen about to arrest him. A sachet of shabu and the gun were recovered by the policemen.