The suspect identified as 40-year old Mark Aguilar Jr.

A businessman was arrested after authorities found a firearm inside his house in Dimalanta Road, Purok Magsasaka, Barangay Sta. Lourdes, at around 6 a.m., Thursday, August 12.

P/Lt. Bryan Rayoso said neighbors lodged a complaint against the suspect identified as 40-year old Mark Aguilar Jr.

The neighbors said Aguilar fires his gun whenever he gets drunk while inside the premises of his residence.

Armed with a warrant, authorities searched Aguilar’s house where they found an improvised shotgun and 12-gauge ammunition.

“Nag-apply tayo ng search warrant base lang sa mga complaint laban sa kanya na nakikita siya na nagpapaputok ng baril sa bakuran niya kapag lasing. Nagmamaoy at nagpapaputok,” Rayoso said.

The suspect is now under the custody of City Police Station 2 while charges for violation of Republic Act 10591 or Illegal Possession of Firearms and Ammunition are being prepared by authorities.

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