By Arwen Pascua
MANILA — Police Region Office-3 has arrested on March 16, 2021 a man long wanted for murder.
The suspect, who has been in hiding for the past 11 years, was arrested by authorities in San Pedro City, Laguna.
PNP Officer-in-Charge, Police Lieutenant General Guillermo Lorenzo T Eleazar announced the arrest of Gerald Caballes, 33 years, married, jobless, native of San Pedro City, Laguna by Laguna Provincial Intelligence Team, Regional Intelligence Unit 4A to San Pedro City Police Station, Laguna Police Provincial Office.
Caballes is a resident of B2 L7 LE Village, Brgy Lawa, Calamba City, Laguna.
He was the No. 6 Regional Most Wanted Person and captured in Brgy. Pacita Complex 1, San Pedro City at 3:45 PM of the said date.
Caballes was arrested by virtue of Warrant of Arrest for the crime of MURDER with Criminal Case No.09-6973-SPL issued by Hon. Sonia T Yu- Casano, Presiding Judge of RTC Branch 31 of Biñan City, Laguna with no Bail recommended dated June 15, 2009, Eleazar said.
The arrested suspect is now under the custody of San Pedro City Police Station for documentation and proper disposition. (AI/MTVN)