Cops recover high powered firearms, bullets in Ilocos Norte raid
By Freddie G. Lazaro
Vintar, Ilocos Norte (June 24) -- Police recovered a number of high-powered firearms with assorted bullets in Barangay Nambaran, Vintar, Ilocos Norte last Thursday here. The raid was conducted through a search warrant issued after the lawmen received reports about the presence of high powered firearms at the house of the suspect.
Senior Inspector Lelan Benigno, Chief of Police of Vintar, Ilocos Norte, reported that one M-16 armalite rifle with 31 pieces of bullets and 7 magazine assemblies and a magazine assembly for Caliber.45 pistol were recovered in a raid at the residence of one Sonny Pascua of Barangay Nambaran, Vintar, Ilocos Norte.
Benigno said that cases for illegal possession of firearms are being prepared against the suspect. (PIA Ilocos Sur) [top]