Huli ka! Isabela PNP arrests extortionist security guard


Isabela police successfully arrested a 31-year-old security guard who pretended to be a cop to extort money.

In a police report, the suspect identified as Joemar Calara was caught accepting P5,000 in marked cash during an entrapment operation in Barangay Cumabao on Friday, April 30.

Tumauini police chief Major Rolando Gatan said the suspect had unregistered firearms and other contraband such as a homemade shotgun, a hand grenade, three bullets, a sachet of dried marijuana leaves, and other drug paraphernalia.

He was charged with robbery through extortion, illegal possession of firearms and ammunition, and violation of the anti-drug law.

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