7 held for car theft in Bulacan
CAMP GEN. ALEJO SANTOS, Bulacan –– Police on Wednesday arrested a driver of a businessman in Muntinlupa City and his six cohorts after allegedly stealing the Toyota Fortuner of his employer during a hot pursuit operation in San Miguel town.
Police Col. Lawrence Cajipe, Bulacan police director, said Christian Golez, Marlon Reyes, Jephreil Pulpulaan, Jayson Tiangco, Kevin Sabido, Charmaine Bilagat, and Christopher Sarmiento were arrested in Barangay Salacot, San Miguel around 6 a.m.
They took away the gray metallic Toyota Fortuner registered to Jiade Wang on Tuesday afternoon while it was parked unattended in front of his house. The car was later reported to the Muntinlupa City police when it was discovered the following day.
Cajipe said they managed to trail the suspects through a tracking device installed in the stolen vehicle.
The suspects surrendered to the responding authorities when they were cornered at Barangay Salacot in San Miguel town.
Edited by LZB
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