CIDG3 nabs 8 for gas theft, illegal gambling

October 10, 2018

CAMP Olivas, Pampanga -- Operatives of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group Region 3 (CIDG3) arrested two men for alleged theft of gasoline in Nueva Ecija and six persons in Tarlac for illegal gambling the other day.

Senior Supt. Christopher Abrahano, CIDG3 chief, identified the gas theft suspects as Jaspher Reyes, 39, and Divino Dumlao, 49.

The two were arrested in a police operation in Bgy. Homestead 1, Talavera, Nueva Ecija.

Confiscated from them were a drum containing 120 liters of gasoline and 220 liters of diesel in 14 containers.

The two are facing charges for violation of BP 33 as amended by PD 1865.

In Bgy. Aranguren, Capas, Tarlac, CIDG operatives conducted an anti-illegal gambling operation that resulted in the arrest of Roberto Quiambao, 61, the dealer of Monte card game, and his assistant, Anastacio Sicat Jr., 68.

Six bettors, identified as Joelito Capitulo Rivera, 49, Edwin Muncal, 49, Alberto Manucdoc, 52, and Neil Talavera, 25, were also arrested.

A set of Spanish playing cards, markers and P1,650 cash were confiscated from the suspects, who are facing charges for violation of PD 1602 as amended by RA 9287, Prescribing Stiffer Penalties for Illegal Gambling.