Cops nab Pampanga vape robbers
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO – The police in this Pampanga capital on Wednesday (June 6) arrested four persons, including a minor who allegedly stole P1.025 million worth of vape products from a store during a heavy downpour on June 3.
Lester Joseph Layug, 30; Russel Villavicencio, 23; and Mabel Bacani, 22, were linked to the theft after they were caught in a drug bust in Barangay (village) Sta. Lucia.
The 15-year-old suspect had two brushes with the law for burglary and illegal drugs, according to Supt. Roland Agohob, police chief in the city.
The police recovered the stolen vape products from the suspects, along with 11 sachets of suspected shabu (crystal meth).
According to the police, the suspects forced open the vape store of Hideout Enterprises by destroying the roll-up door. They took away the products as well as P57,000 in cash. TONETTE OREJAS
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