CANDON CITY- For taking for granted the spread of COVID-19, police yesterday arrested 11 persons while drinking at a birthday party in San Nicolas, this city.
The suspects were charged with violation of the Revised Penal Code Article 151, Resistance and Disobedience to a Person in Authority or the agents of such person.
Arrested were Francisco De La Cruz, Robert Rico, Renz De La Cruz, Emmanuel Rico, Renaldo Rico, all construction workers and residents of Bgy. Parian, Mangatarem, Pangasinan; Jon Greg Narandan, a construction worker and a resident of Bgy. Pogombao, Aguilar, Pangasinan; Gerardo Garcia, a resident of Bgy. Cabaywasan, Mangatarem, Pangasinan; Randy Gulapa, a resident of Bgy. Maravilla, Mangatarem, Pangasinan; Eduard Peralta, Justin Valdez, and Virgilio Nifa, all construction workers and residents of Bgy. San Isidro, Candon City.
Patroling policemen saw the suspects drinking liquor while celebrating the birthday of Vincent Nifa in Bgy. San Nicolas, Candon City despite continuous information dissemination regarding the Enhanced Community Quarantine.
The suspects were taken to Candon City Hospital for medical examination and subsequently brought to Candon Police Station for proper disposition.