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Caught in the act, ‘motorcycle thief’ killed in Isabela – police

Ilagan City, Isabela (Wikipedia maps)

Ilagan City, Isabela (Wikipedia maps)

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).

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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.

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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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TAGS: Barangay Alibagu, Crime, death of a crime suspect, Felizardo Taguiam Jr., Ilagan City, Isabela, law enforcement, Marlon Gabuyo, Motor Vehicle Theft, motorcycle theft, police operations, resisting arrest, Shootout, Vehicle Theft
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