A MAN was arrested for carrying a gun was arrested for allegedly carrying a gun while roaming around Bgy. Balagbag, San Juan, Batangas the other day.
Police Major Marlon Cabatana, town head cop, identified the arrestes suspect as Richard Placino.
Cabatana said that at about 7:15 p.m., a member of the Barangay Intelligence Network (BIN) informed the town police personnel that a man with a gun was wandering in the village.
Police rushed to the scene and saw the suspect on board a motorcycle with a firearm tucked in his waist.
The suspect alignted from the vehicle and attempted to throw the gun but he was quickly handcuffed by the authorities.
A cal. .45 pistol with serial number 12111950 and a magazine inserted with six live ammunition were confiscated from the suspect.
The suspect is now facing charges for violation of Republic Act 10591. He is being held at the lock-up facility of this police station.