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MANILA, Philippines — A man who introduced himself as broadcast journalist Neil Ocampo was apprehended by traffic control operators of the Manila Toll Expressway System early Friday for driving under the influence of alcohol, a report from Radyo Inquirer 990AM said Friday.

Quoting the officcers, the report said the man was taking the northbound lane along the Sta. Rosa Toll Plaza to Manila with his Mitsubishi Adventure (WTD-378) at about 6 a.m. when they noticed the vehicle swerving.

When the officers stopped him, the man showed a press ID with the name Neil Ocampo on it, the report said.

Believing he was the real deal, the officers decided to give “Ocampo” some time to sleep in his car before issuing him a traffic violation ticket, the report said.

However, after checking with Ocampo’s officemates the officers found out that the so-called broadcaster was a fake, the report said.


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  • Anonymous

    “Believing he was the real deal, the officers decided to give “Ocampo”
    some time to sleep in his car before issuing him a traffic violation
    ticket, the report said.”

    I also believe in Santa Claus

    • http://profiles.google.com/mangromy mang romy

      ang babaet nyo! dito yan, kapon na yan. kesa makasagasa ng tao or damage to properties.

  • Anonymous

    Ay anaaaaaak! Mag-pray ka na lang kay Mama Mary!

  • Anonymous

    Inquirer talaga…..fake na nga tapos nasa balita pa. Talagang niloloko ng Inquirer ang mga readers.

  • http://www.facebook.com/katipunan Andres Bonifacio

    What an unfair headline to the real Neil Ocampo! A better headline should ahve read, “Fake Broadcaster ‘Neil Ocampo” apprehended for Drunk Driving!

  • Anonymous

    Natakot na naman ang mga traffice officers. Just because he is a well known broadcaster, pinatulog muna before issuing citation tiket. Now fake pala. stupid

  • http://profiles.google.com/mangromy mang romy

    i listen to neil ocampo at 92.3 newsfm (c/o TV5) every morning. he’s a kapatid talent.

    they could’ve just tune in to the radio and hear the “real-deal” live on air to confirm he’s on the set or not.

  • Anonymous

    wais pinoy with the help of recto artists

  • Anonymous

    These inquirer editors should take some real journalism courses. What an irresponsible dumb headline!

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WJX5I5FJL52QCZDUKDNWOTIZHQ Lateralus

       it ain’t irresponsible. may apostrophe ang pangalan kaya hindi ang totoong neil ocampo ang tinutukoy, lol.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_RQAI5FOTAR2RBE2QLM7F6SJKOY Jun

    panu kaya if ang headline is inquirer editors ”jaime elona” and “ruel perez” spotted inside a motel in pasig

  • Anonymous

    E ano naman kung si Neil Ocampo nga yun?? May pagkakaiba ba yun sa ordinaryong tao? Kaya special ang treatment ng mga pulis? Known fact naman na madaming abusado mga mediamen eh..wala na bang maisulat tong mga reporter na to?? malapit na eleksyon, kikita na naman kayo…mga inutil!! sinayang nyo lang espasyo sa dyaryong to..

  • Anonymous

    “However, after checking with Ocampo’s officemates the officers found out
    that the so-called broadcaster was a fake, the report said.”

    Anong klaseng mga pulis ito.
    Sa officemates lang nagtanong, ‘may nahuli kaming lasing, siya daw si Neil Ocampo’, sagot ng office mates “fake yan”.

    Two pieces of ID lang ang kailangan picture ID, mga tunggak na pulis.
    Baka kasi sabihin sila ni Neil….lasing ako that is Freedom of Expression.



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