by Mike U. Crismundo
Camp Rafael C. Rodriguez, Butuan City – The intensified campaign against illegal gambling operations of the Northeastern Mindanao Police Regional Office 13 (PRO 13) resulted in the arrest of three gambling collectors in Agusan del Sur and Agusan del Norte yesterday.
Chief Supt. Rolando B. Felix, regional director of PRO 13, identified those arrested as Kent Albite Uy, 21, Conie Rodriguez Escobio, 24 and Sherwin Tejano Drilon, 36.
The arrested suspects were alleged bet collectors of the illegal numbers game of “Last Two” and “Swertres,” he said.
Uy was arrested in Purok 2-C, Baranagay 1, San Francisco town, Agusan del Sur by personnel of San Francisco Municipal Police Station (MPS), while Escobio was nabbed by the operatives of Barobo MPS in Purok 3, Barangay 3, also of the same town.
On the other hand, Drilon was apprehended by the personnel of Magallanes MPS in Purok 2, Barangay Marcos, Magallanes town, Agusan del Norte.