DOLORES, Abra – The region’s No. 1 wanted person and a leader of a notorious armed group was arrested by combined police operatives and intelligence agents based on two warrants for murder and frustrated murder in his alleged hideout at Bayaan, here, Saturday.
Senior Superintendent Antonio Bartolome, provincial director of the Abra Provincial Police Office, identified the arrested notorious anted individual as Vincent Buena Guzman, leader of “Vincent Guzman Group”, Private Armed Group (PAG) operating in Abra and some parts of the Ilocos region.
He was arrested by virtue of a warrant issued by Judge Corpus Alzate of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 2 in Bangued for murder with no bail recommended for his temporary liberty and another warrant issued by Judge Charito Gonzales of RTC Branch 1 also in Bangued for frustrated murder with a recommended bail bond of P200,000 for his temporary liberty.
The arrested individual, who is the region’s top most wanted person, was subsequently brought to the Dolores Municipal Police Station for documentation prior the his turnover to the issuing courts for the proper disposal of the cases filed against him.
By Dexter A. See