Four arrested for illegal gambling in Bacolod City

Posted by watchmen
September 23, 2017

By Ma. Irish Joy M. Sabio, Intern


Four men were arrested for illegal gambling at 40 Luzuriaga-Lacson Streets in Barangay 37, Bacolod City, late Thursday afternoon.

Police identified the suspects as 18-year-old Raffy Torrena, a resident of Phase 3, Barangay Handumanan; 27-year-old Joemarie dela Cruz (aka Negra) and 21-year-old  Jenold Bonieta (aka Jay-ar), both residents of Purok Kingfisher, Barangay 16; and 23-year-old Francis Leyes, a resident of Hacienda Kulahaw, Barangay E. Lopez, Silay City.

According to Police Station 1 (PS1) field operatives, the suspects were spotted playing the illegal numbers game Cara y Cruz.

Seized from them were a total P90 in bet money, split among different denominations; along with three P1 coins.

The suspects are currently detained by PS1./MIS, WDJ


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