Former cop arrested for gunrunning

SPEAKING of police scalawags, operatives of the Aguilar Police Station and Intelligence Branch of the Pangasinan Police Provincial Office arrested a former policeman suspected of operating gun-running activities in the province.

On March 9, the police served a search warrant against the suspect identified as Jeffrey Cruz Mejia, 33 years old and former policeman assigned to the Regional Public Safety Batallion PROCOR and a resident of Abra Province, together with Jessy Acam Caburnay, 40, electrician and a resident of Bugallon town.

Confiscated from Mejia’s custody were 2 shotguns, 1 9mm pistol, 1 caliber 45 pistol and 2 rifle grenades.

A case of violation against R.A. 10591 or known as Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunitions Act will be filed against the suspects. (Nora Dominguez)