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Man nabbed after pulling handgun at Tarlac fuel station

/ 04:05 PM June 01, 2022
Man nabbed after pulling handgun at Tarlac fuel station

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MABALACAT CITY, Pampanga––Policemen arrested a 57-year-old man who allegedly pulled a gun and threatened fuel refilling station attendant in Camiling town, Tarlac province on Monday, May 30.

Col. Erwin Sanque, Tarlac police director, identified the suspect as Ronnie Alonzo of the said town.

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An initial investigation showed that Alonzo arrived around 10 a.m. on board a car to gas up at the Petron station.

He had an argument with an attendant while the latter was filling up the suspect’s car.

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Alonzo allegedly pulled a pistol and verbally assaulted the attendant.

Alarmed over the situation, the other employees of the fuel refilling station immediately sought assistance from police, who were patrolling the area.

Sanque said the police found Alonzo seated inside his car and saw a pistol beside him.

The police arrested Alonzo and confiscated an Armscor 9-mm pistol with a magazine loaded with 13 live bullets and a holster from him.

Sanque said the suspect faces charges for threat, violation of the Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act, and gun ban under the Omnibus Election Code.

The gun ban related to the recently concluded elections is from Jan. 9 to June 8.

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