The continuous anti-illegal gambling operations being conducted by PROCOR cops resulted in the arrest of three (3) individuals in Sitio Nangaycayan, Brgy Zone 7, Bangued, Abra in November 16, 2021.

Reports submitted to PROCOR Regional Director, PBGEN RONALD OLIVER LEE, disclosed the identity of the suspects as Jhon Millare Comediam, 23; Larry Berido Vasquez, 48; and one (1) male minor.

During the operation, operatives of Bangued Municipal Police Station (MPS) caught the suspects in the act of playing a card game known as “pusoy” which led to their arrest.

Further, operatives also confiscated one (1) deck playing cards, one (1) plastic table, one (1) piece table cloth, four (4) monoblock chairs, and bet money in different denominations.

The confiscated pieces of evidence were inventoried on-site in the presence of the suspects and duly witnessed by Kagawad Dexter Dan Baruela Millare of Brgy Zone 7 and Ms. Edelyn A. Britanico, the house owner and a resident of the said barangay.

Meanwhile, the arrested suspects were brought to Abra Provincial Hospital for medico-legal examination and were subsequently brought to Bangued MPS for proper documentation while a case for violation of PD 1602 (Illegal Gambling) is being prepared against them. (PROCOR-PIO)