Hired gun boss nabbed

September 06, 2019

CAMP OLIVAS, Pampanga – A leader of a notorious gun-for-hire group on Thursday was arrested by members of the Police Regional Office 3 in an operation in Bgy. Capihan, San Rafael, Bulacan.

Police Lt. Col. Jay Dimaandal of the Regional Intelligence Division 3 Special Concern Unit identified the arrested suspect as Arnold Robles, 43, a resident of Baliwag, Bulacan.

Regional police operatives, assisted by provincial and municipal policemen, served the warrants issued against Robles by the Malolos Regional Trial Court for frustrated murder, attempted murder, and violation of Republic Act 7610.

Dimaandal said that Robles, the leader of the “Robles Criminal Gang” operating in Bulacan and Batangas, used to be a member of the “Sonny Boy Death Squad.”

The official said Robles’ group was being used as a private armed group by some local officials.