6 nabbed in anti-gambling ops

SAN FERNANDO CITY OOA – Six persons were arrested by police elements in separate anti-illegal gambling operations conducted at Purok 7, Barangay Carlatan here, and Brgy Agtipal, Bacnotan, La Union in the afternoon of March 22.

In the Carlatan operation, the police arrested Rick Layug y Azarcon, 45, married, seafearer; Wilma Pejo y Doña, 55, widow, and Melba Espiritu y Domingo, 21, married, all residents of the said place, and confiscated bet money in different dominations amounting to P311.00;

Alex Dela Cruz y Chua, 30, married, and a resident of Brgy Raois, Bacnotan, LU; Joven Santos y Pascual, 30, married; and Rico Quejano y Secundo, 29, married, were arrested in the Agtipal operation. A set of playing cards and bet money amounting to P160.00 were confiscated from the suspects.

The arrested persons and confiscated items are now under the custody of the City of San Fernando and Bacnotan police stations for proper disposition.#