• Mon. Apr 22nd, 2024

    Cavite News

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    Carnapper on Laguna’s Most Wanted List Nabbed in Cavite

    CARMONA, Cavite – A man who was wanted for multiple cases of car theft in Laguna was arrested by the police in Carmona, Cavite on Tuesday.

    The suspect, who goes by the alias “JM”, was apprehended by the joint operatives of the Regional Highway Patrol Unit 4A and the Calamba City Police Station along Governors Drive, Barangay Mabuhay.

    He is ranked as the No. 10 Most Wanted Person in the provincial level of Laguna, according to the police.

    He was served with a warrant of arrest issued by Judge Maria Teresa Pascual of the Regional Trial Court Branch 36 in Calamba City for violating Republic Act 10883 or the New Anti-Carnapping Act of 2016.

    The police said that JM was involved in several incidents of car theft in Laguna and Cavite. He allegedly stole a tricycle in Naic, Cavite in August 2023 and was released on bail. He then targeted a motorcycle in Barangay Batino, Calamba City in October 2023.

    The police recovered the stolen motorcycle from the suspect’s possession.

    JM is now under the custody of the Calamba City Police Station and will face charges for carnapping.

    The police said that they are still conducting follow-up operations to arrest his accomplices and recover more stolen vehicles.