Police officers stop robbery suspect in Las Piñas City

This past Sunday, a disturbance happened in Las Piñas City as a man (on a motorcycle) who allegedly robbed a foreign national encountered the police at a checkpoint that was set up as the law enforcers were already informed by the victim about what happened, according to a Manila Bulletin news report. The suspect turned out to be armed and this prompted the police to fire shots at him and eventually arrested him. The suspect was brought to a hospital for treatment.

To put things in perspective, posted below is an excerpt from the Manila Bulletin news report. Some parts in boldface…

A 37-year-old man who allegedly robbed an Indian national was seriously injured when he was shot by responding policemen on July 31 in Las Piñas City.

Police identified the suspect as Gian Bautista, a resident of San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan. He suffered a gunshot wound in the body and was rushed to the Las Piñas District Hospital for treatment.

Investigation showed the incident happened at about 12: 20 p.m. in front of a fast food chain at Casimiro Intersection, Barangay Talon, Las Piñas City

Members of the Las Piñas police were conducting Oplan Sita along Grandeur, Marcos Alvarez Avenue when they were approached by Narinder Singh, 37, Indian national, who said he was robbed by a man on board a motorcycle without a plate number.

The victim told police that the suspect immediately fled going to the direction of Alabang-Zapote Road after he was robbed of his cash and valuables. A chokepoint was immediately set-up in front of Casimiro Intersection for the arrest of Bautista.

Police manning the chokepoint flagged down the motorcycle described by the victim when it was spotted passing the area.

The police said the suspect pulled out his firearm and pointed it to the police, prompting them to shoot Bautista.

The above article ended stating that the law enforcers recovered a .45-caliber pistol with eight pieces of live ammunition, seven assorted cellular phones, and a belt bag containing a necklace, ring watch, assorted identification cards and cash amounting to more than P45,000.

Let me end this piece by asking you readers: If you are living in Las Piñas City, what is your reaction to this report? Do you believe that robbery is still a major problem in your local community? Do you know anyone who was robbed over the past twelve months?

You may answer in the comments below. If you prefer to answer privately, you may do so by sending me a direct message online.

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Armed robbers who targeted online sellers got arrested by the police

If you are selling products online and if you value your personal safety as well as your own business, you might want to refrain from meeting your customers in person (note: meet-ups) as a group of armed helmet-wearing robbers victimized an online seller at its business venue before getting arrested by the police, according to a GMA Network news report.

To put things in perspective, posted below is the excerpt from the GMA news report. Some parts in boldface…

Police officers in Pasig City arrested on weekend five armed robbers who were preying on online sellers across eastern Metro Manila.

According to Emil Sumangil’s report on “24 Oras” on Monday, authorities nabbed James Sy Natividad and three others after their leader, Jonard Bernardio, revealed their whereabouts.

Caught on CCTV, the suspects were seen breaking into a store and beating sales agents before stealing money and valuable items. One of the suspects was also seen pointing a gun at the victim.

Police Lieutenant Jaylord Estillore, chief of Station Investigation and Detective Management of Pasig Police, said the armed robbers were dubbed “Jonard Bernarbio Robbery-Holdup Group.”

“Mag-order online and then pagdating doon sa meet-up area doon nila bibiktimahin yung kanilang mga target,” Estillore said.

(They will order online and then when they arrive at the meet-up area, they will prey on their victims.)

Police Lieutenant Resel Guevearra, spokesperson of Pasig Police, reminded the public to be cautious with their transactions.

“I-validate po natin ang ating mga ka-transaction as much as possible doon tayo makipagtransact sa maraming tao,” Guevearra said.

(Let’s validate who we transact with. As much as possible, we should have transact in crowded places.)

Now here is the related news video about the same story. Watch the video and pay close attention…

As you can see in the above news excerpt and video, doing a “meet-up” even in a business venue with CCTV cameras recording is still risky to do. The suspects were seen wearing helmets which means they anticipated the place had CCTV cameras and knew how to hide their faces. It is indeed a good thing not only for the victims but also for the city that the police were able to stop and arrest them.

As I am writing this, it remains to be seen if this type of crime could have happened around the nation while remaining unreported.

Let me end this piece by asking you readers: What do you think about this new development? Do you think that online sellers with business venues should hire security guards to prevent the armed robbers (among those who ordered online) from taking over? When you sell online, do you insist on meeting your customers personally or do you prefer sending the products to them via courier? What is the one thing about customer meet-ups do you like the most when selling online?

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Chinese national apprehended by Parañaque cops for kidnapping, robbery and extortion

The wave of crime involving Chinese nationals in Metro Manila just would not ease. Thanks to the efforts of the police force of Parañaque, however, a Chinese national was arrested for acts of kidnapping, robbery and extortion, according the a recent Manila Bulletin news report.

To put things in perspective, posted below is the excerpt from the Manila Bulletin report. Some parts in boldface…

A Chinese national who allegedly kidnapped his fellow citizen and demanded P1,050,000 for the victim’s release was arrested during a follow-up operation conducted by members of the Investigation and Detective and Management Unit (IDMU) of the Parañaque City Police on Friday, July 1.

Col. Maximo Sebastian, city police chief, identified the suspect as Liu Jinkai, 29.

Sebastian said the suspect was nabbed on Macapagal Avenue in Pasay City and is now detained at the Parañaque City Police custodial facility. He was charged with kidnapping and robbery-extortion.

The city police chief said that one Fe Melana, 25, appeared at IDMU and reported that she received a telephone call on Wednesday (June 28) from her live-in partner, victim Ji Ming, asking for her help as he was kidnapped at a casino.

Melena told police that Ji Ming informed her that the suspects were demanding P1,050,000 for his release.

She claimed that the suspects instructed her to meet them at Bonifacio Global City, but later told her to proceed to the casino and bring the ransom money.

The above report ended stating that the place of meeting was changed to a Dampa restaurant along Macapagal Avenue. The arrest eventually happened there.

Let me end this piece by asking you readers: If you are living in Parañaque City, what is your reaction to this report? Are you concerned that Chinese nationals spending time in your city could be doing serious criminal acts? Do you believe that something as serious as the incident in Barangay BF Homes could happen soon in your local community?

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Robbery suspects arrested by Las Piñas police officers

In the City of Las Piñas, two armed men – aged 22 and 19 – were apprehended by the local police for robbing an electric bike (e-bike) store, the Manila Bulletin reported. Quite notably, the suspects were caught in the act carrying a vault/safe.

To put things in perspective, posted below is the excerpt from the Manila Bulletin news report. Some parts in boldface…

Two suspects who robbed an e-bike store were arrested by the Las Piñas police’s Talon Sub-Station on Monday, June 27.

Police identified the suspects as Marvin Torion, 22, and his younger brother Ricky, 19, both residents of Las Piñas City. The suspects are now detained at the Las Piñas police custodial facility and were charged with robbery and illegal possession of deadly weapon.

Col. Jaime Santos, city police chief, said the incident happened around 2:35 a.m. at Ruipjey E-Bikes located along Alabang-Zapote Road in Barangay Talon Uno

Santos said members of the Talon Sub-Station received a telephone call from Abdul Rashid Malang, a member of the City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO), who said he saw the suspects enter the e-bike store.

Personnel from the Talon Sib-Station immediately responded and proceeded to the store and caught the suspects carrying a vault containing P108,520 in cash.

The above report ended stating that the police recovered from the suspects a knife, a screw driver and a claw bar.

Let me end this piece by asking you readers: If you are a Las Piñas City resident, what is your reaction to this recent development? Is robbery considered a big problem there in your city? If you are managing a store, are you worried that people would try to rob your business?

You may answer in the comments below. If you prefer to answer privately, you may do so by sending me a direct message online.

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Two foreign nationals arrested in Parañaque City for committing robbery

Thanks to the police, their research and some external assistance, two foreigners were apprehended in Barangay Marcelo, Parañaque City for robbing another foreigner, according to a Manila Bulletin news report.

To put things in perspective, posted below is the excerpt from the Manila Bulletin report. Some parts in boldface…

Two Indian nationals who robbed a fellow Indian were arrested during a police operation on Tuesday, June 7.

Southern Police District (SPD) Director Brig. Gen. Jimili Macaraeg identified the suspects as Manpreet Singh, 22, alias Ricky; and Mandeep Singh, 33, alias Jimmy.

Macaraeg said the suspects were arrested at around 2:00 a.m. along Alliage Drive, SAVVY 25, Barangay Marcelo, Parañaque City.

The SPD director said the victim, identified as Sukchain Singh, 32, was robbed by the suspects of more than P20,000 on June 5.

Macaraeg said the victim reportedly resisted and was shot by one of the suspects, hitting him at the lower back of his body.

The victim told the police that after the incident, the suspects immediately fled on board a motorcycle going.

During a follow-up investigation by the Las Pinas police, the suspects were captured by CCTV along Guyabano Street and Marcos Alvarez Avenue boarded a taxi with plate number UWN786 upon reaching Las Pinas Medical Center.

The above report ended stating that a few witnesses provided information that helped the police arrest the suspects.

Let me end this piece by asking you readers: If you are living in Parañaque City, what is your reaction to this report? Does it bother you that the suspects reached a residential area by the time they got arrested?

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Parañaque cops arrest alleged members of robbery-and-kidnap gang

In coordination with the police of Pasig City, police officers of Parañaque apprehended three alleged members of a robbery-and-kidnap group as a result of a follow-up operation that happened recently, according to a Manila Bulletin news report. The operation was conducted in Pasig City where the suspects’ car was spotted. The gang previously robbed a store in Barangay San Antonio in Parañaque.

To put things in perspective, posted below is the excerpt from the Manila Bulletin report. Some parts in boldface…

Three alleged members of a notorious robbery and kidnap group were arrested by Parañaque City police during a follow-up operation in Pasig City on Tuesday, May 31.

Police identified the suspects as Vez Nathaniel Sunga, 34; Gerald Daroy, 27; and Eduardo lgnacio, 49, tricycle driver, all residents of Tondo, Manila.

Col. Maximo Sebastian, Parañaque City police chief, said the suspects, who were presented to Southern Police District (SPD) director Brig. Gen. Jimili Macaraeg, were arrested at around 12:55 p.m. at Molave Compound in Barangay Pinagbuhatan, Pasig City.

Sebastian reported that the suspects were responsible for the series of robbery incidents in convenience stores in Muntinlupa, Las Piñas City, and Calabarzon area.

The latest victim of the group was a store at Meliton Espiritu Compound in Barangay San Antonio, Parañaque City.

Based on the report of Sebastian, the suspects destroyed the roll-up door and padlock of the store using a bolt cutter.

Once inside, the suspects took away one DVR of the CCTV, server of the computer, CPU of a computer, and P60,300 cash which they scooped from the Touch Pay machine.

Police said a witness claimed that the suspects used a Nissan Serena with plate number XFH-251 as their getaway vehicle.

Probers later found out that the vehicle was registered under the name of a school on Honorio Lopez Boulevard in Balut, Tondo, Manila.

During a follow-up operation, Parañaque cops spotted the car in Pasig City and arrested the suspects after coordinating with the local police.

Police found inside the Nissan Serena three different plate numbers, one big bolt cutter, one pointed steel flat bas, duct tapes, six assorted keys, and other tools.

Let me end this piece by asking you readers: If you are living in Parañaque City, what is your reaction to this report? What do you think about the robbery-and-gang reported? Do you think the arrest of the gang members will make Parañaque safer?

You may answer in the comments below. If you prefer to answer privately, you may do so by sending me a direct message online.

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Entrapment operation in Muntinlupa City results arrest of suspect

Better be defensive and careful because there are criminal elements around even during this time of COVID-19 pandemic. This past Monday in Muntinlupa City, someone got arrested for robbery extortion as a result of an entrapment operation according to a news report by the Manila Bulletin.

To put things in perspective, posted below is an excerpt from the Manila Bulletin’s report. Some parts in bold face…

A woman was arrested by the Muntinlupa police after duping a security guard into paying for a fake property.

The Southern Police District (SPD) identified the suspect as Catherine Gumarang, 40, who was arrested in an entrapment operation by the Muntinlupa police intelligence section in front of SM Center Muntinlupa in Brgy. Tunasan Monday.

Gumarang was arrested after security guard Phil Jun Yu sought the help of the police. According to Muntinlupa police chief Col. Melecio Buslig, Yu paid P50,000 to Gumarang for a house that she allegedly was selling but he discovered that it was already sold to another claimant identified as Merry Love Fernandez.

The suspect called Yu and asked him to pay for the remaining P50,000 balance. Yu went to the police for assistance to arrest Gumarang.

The police recovered P5,000 entrapment money from Gumarang, who was turned over to the Muntinlupa police criminal investigation unit for documentation.

Gumarang was previously arrested along with four others for the same offense in Sta. Mesa, Manila in March, 2018.

The above report ended stating that the Muntinlupa City police will file a complaint of robbery extortion against the suspect.

Let me end this piece by asking you readers: Did you notice any extortionists or scammers in your local community lately? If you have enough money and you want to buy a property, do you know anyone legitimate to contact and make deals with?

You may answer in the comments below. If you prefer to answer privately, you may do so by sending me a direct message online.

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