Gunrunning suspect collared in Lucena City  | Inquirer News

Gunrunning suspect collared in Lucena City 

Wildlife trafficker nabbed in Lucena City buy-bust


LUCENA CITY — An alleged gunrunner was arrested by Criminal Investigation and Detection Group operatives in a buy-bust operation Monday in this city.

The Region 4A police reported on Tuesday, Jan. 31, that Moises Pagtanan was collared at 10:30 p.m. after he sold an undocumented caliber .45 pistol with six bullets for P20,000 to a poseur-buyer in Barangay Ibabang Dupay.


Authorities are investigating further to identify the source of the firearm.


The report tagged Pagtanan as a member of a group engaged in illegal drug trafficking and gunrunning in Quezon province’s second district.

Pagtanan was detained and face a charge of illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition.


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