Man wanted for 33 years arrested in Cagayan Valley

After more than 30 years of hiding, a man wanted for double was arrested in Valley.

During an operation conducted by the PNP Cabatuan and Isabela Police Provincial Office on Thursday, they tracked down Rogelio Garduque, 59 in Balagtas, Bulacan.

Garduque has a warrant of for the double case that occurred on August 16, 1988.

According to Police Cpt. Frances Littaua, the spokesperson for the Isabela Police Provincial Office, said Garduque shot and killed two people in Claveria. The suspect was a former member of the Integrated National Police and also a native of Claveria.

He was included in the Top 4 most wanted in the regional level and allegedly hid for 33 years before being tracked down by the authorities.

The accused is now in the custody of the PNP Cabatuan and after the documentation, he will be handed over to the court of origin.

It is possible that Gardugue will be temporarily released if he pays P200,000 bail in each case.

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3 arrested for selling marijuana in Tondo

The 3 friends were arrested together after they were caught with 1 kilo of marijuana in a buy-bust operation at the Galas Police Station in Tondo, Manila on Thursday.

The suspects also changed the meeting place for several hours until they reached CP Garcia corner Castañaz Street.

They sold up to P120,000 worth of marijuana to the poseur buyer.

According to police, they obtained information on the illegal activity of the group from an informant who was included in the group chat of the suspects.

They sell because they usually only transact with acquaintances.

The suspects’ customers are from Quezon City and Manila, particularly in Tondo.

A .38 caliber gun was seized from the suspects.

One of the arrested suspects admitted to selling marijuana, but not his two friends.

They are facing charges of selling and smuggling illegal drugs.

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