Daraga’s Mayor, CARLWYN BALDO y GO was apprehended by joint elements of the CIDG RFU 5 based in Albay, Daraga MPS, Albay PMFC, RMFB 5 and RIU 5 during the implementation of two (2) Search Warrants (SW), 2:30 PM today (January 22, 2019) in his residence in Baldo Compound, Lakandula Drive, Brgy Tagas, Daraga, Albay.
PSSUPT ARNOLD ARDIENTE, the Regional Chief of the CIDG RFU 5 said in his report to CIDG Acting Director, PCSUPT AMADOR V CORPUS, that the 2 SWs were issued by Judge Elmer Lanuzo of RTC Legaspi.
The authorities were able to seized 2 caliber .45 pistols, a magazine, 17 rounds of assorted ammunition, a grenade launcher M203 ammunition and an Isuzu Altera.
The said search and seizure operation was witnessed by Mayor Baldo himself, his family, in the presence of Brgy. Officials of Tagas, Daraga, Albay and the local media.
Mayor Baldo was brought to CIDG RFU 5 for booking procedure, while cases for violations of RA 10591 (Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Law) and RA 9516 (Illegal Possession of Explosives) are being readied for filing. ###