gun seized from guv's aide
confiscated an unlicensed gun from a bodyguard of Governor Hector S.
Sanchez last week while the man was inside a videoke bar in downtown Virac.
Insp. Loreto T. Tablizo, Jr., intelligence chief of the Catanduanes PNP
provincial office at Camp Francisco Camacho, was with a certain Francis
Vasquez when they found the nickel-plated, US-made Smith & Wesson
Special Cal. 38, with five live bullets, on Ulrico Bernardo y Sabeniano,
52, married and a resident of Pandan.
report said the governor's security aide, allegedly a former Army man,
could not pertinent papers when confronted by the cops at Hang-O-Beer
Videoke near the Virac fountain at 10:30 P.M. of December 8. It added that
Bernardo's breath smelled of alcohol.
hot gun, with serial number 5007694, was turned over to PNP provincial
director Rolando O. Gonzales.
deadly weapon seized from Bernardo was one of five guns recovered by the
Philippine National Police last week in its renewed campaign against
November 30, barangay captain Amador Fernandez of Poblacion, Panganiban,
surrendered an unlicensed Cal. 38 revolver with no serial number to Col.
Gonzales. On the same day at 1 P.M., a certain Diosdado Tanael of Eastern
Poblacion turned over to Baras police an unlicensed Sandakan Cal. 22
revolver with no serial number.
following morning, December 1, a concerned citizen who requested anonimity
surrendered a similarly unlicensed Cal. 38 with no serial number to SPO2
Virgilio Molina in the capital town. Four days later on Dec. 5, another
citizen in Bato gave up a snubnosed Cal. 38 revolver with no serial number
to the town's chief of police.