A 32-YEAR-Old man was arrested by authorities for illegally discharging his firearm in the vicinity of Barangay Zone 3, Taal, Batangas,Saturday.
Police Major Fernand V, Segundo, commander of Taal Municipal Police Station, identified the suspect as Marvie Onal Castillo, single, and a barangay resident.
Segundo said at around 4:30 a.m., from a resident called the police station that a man was roaming and repeatedly firing his gun.
Segundo sent his men to the place where they sighted a man wielding a caliber .38 revolver.
They quickly ordered the suspect to throw the gun, kneel on the ground and surrender peacefully. The suspect did and police officers immediately handcuffed him.
They confiscated from the suspect the cal. 38 revolver without serial number, loaded with six fired cartridge casings and one small heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet of suspected shabu, Segundo said.