PNP confers medal of merit to Taytay police
by Carlo P. Gonzaga
Calamba City (30 November) -- Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Supt. Samuel D. Pagdilao Jr. bestowed recently the PNP Medal of Merit to eight members of the Tatay Police Station for their exemplary accomplishment.
In a ceremony held at Rizal Provincial Police Office Command in Taytay, Rizal, PNP Rizal Provincial Director PS Supt. Manuel Cesar Prieto assisted Pagdilao in presenting the medal to Taytay Police Station Chief Supt. Carlito Briones, Chief Insp. Ruben Piquero, SPO3 Rogelio Marundan, SPO2 Rodelito Garcia, PO2 albert Serrano, PO2 Roberto Salisi, PO1 Norberto Dilao at PO1 Fernando Nakpil.
The medal presented to the Taytay Police was in honor of their arrest of one of the dreaded members of "PO1 Donato Salazar Robbery Group." The suspect held hostage a person during the police operation and exchanged fires with authorities.
The police confiscated from the suspect one.38 caliber revolver with five bullets in a Suzuki Rider motorcycle without plates used in holdup activities of the group along Floodway Taytay, Rizal. (PIA Calabarzon) [top]