Caught in the act, ‘motorcycle thief’ killed in Isabela – police
CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela — A suspected vehicle thief was killed in a shootout with policemen after he allegedly stole a motorcycle, police said.
Felizardo Taguiam Jr., 43, was spotted speeding away with a black motorcycle (bearing plate number BD-17527) owned by Marlon Gabuyo of Alibagu village, early Tuesday (April 11).
A police patrol team gave chase and cornered Taguiam along the national highway in San Juan village where he allegedly fired at policemen at 2:15 a.m. He was killed when the policemen returned fire.
Taguiam’s remains were identified at the Carbonel funeral parlor by his 33-year-old girlfriend Racquel Baluna of Kasibu town in Nueva Vizcaya province, said Supt. Manuel Bringas, chief of the Isabela police provincial investigation section.
He said Taguiam was facing a murder complaint for the February 20 shooting death of Donald Cabansag also in Alibagu village. SFM
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