Police on Tuesday arrested a man for illegally discharging his firearm in Batangas City.
Batangas City Police Station chief P/Lt Col Julius Anonuevo identified the suspect as Fernando Macaraig.
Anonuevo said upon receiving the report that one individual fired his weapon in Sitio Ferry, Bgy. Kumintang Ibaba this city around 10 his men together with the Special Weapon and Tactics Team immediately responded and caught the suspect while in possession of one Black Widow, Magnum. .22 revolver without a serial number loaded with five live ammunition in its cylinder and one home-made 12 gauge shotgun or "Sumpak" loaded with one live ammo
Meanwhile, Agoncilllo Municipal Police Station personnel reported that the M Lhuillier Pawnshop, situated in Bgy. Poblacion here was robbed on Tuesday.
According to Judy Ann Garcia, cashier of this pawnshop, around 11:50 a.m. an unidentified male person suddenly arrived and entered at the establishment, drew a short firearm and at gunpoint, declared a hold up.
The suspect took the money amounting to P12,000 and fled towards the direction of Lemery town proper on board a black motorcycle.