Retired Army nabbed for illegal firearms, ammunition in Camarines Sur
LEGAZPI CITY — A retired member of the Philippine Army has been arrested for illegal possession of firearms and ammunition in Pamplona, Camarines Sur.
Camarines Sur police director Col. Roderico Roy Jr. said suspect Edgar Pedido was arrested after a search warrant was served in Barangay Del Rosario at around 1:45 p.m. Tuesday.
Confiscated from Pedido were two shotguns, a caliber .45 pistol, two magazines for caliber .45, a caliber .38 revolver, a caliber .25 with inserted magazine loaded with eight live ammunition, a magazine for caliber .25, two airguns, a shotgun butt, 22 live ammunition for 12-gauge shotgun, and 15 live ammunition for caliber .45.
Pedido will be charged with violation of the Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act, police said.
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