Cops kill alleged motorcycle robber in Pampanga
Police killed a suspected motorcycle thief in a shootout Sunday, June 17, in San Fernando City, Pampanga.
Police Supt. Levi Hope Basilio, San Fernando chief of police, said the slain suspect identified as Jefferson Royo, 35, was allegedly involved in various robbery break-in incidents in the city.
He was also included in the list of drug personalities in San Fernando.
Royo allegedly took the motorcycle with sidecar of victim Alejandro Basbas of San Nicolas, who reported the incident.
Operating team conducted operations and chanced upon the suspect along barangay road of Malpitic in the same city.
Police operatives tried to flag him down for verification, but instead of slowing down, the suspect allegedly opened fire towards the cops, prompting them to return fire, resulting to Royo’s death.
Among those recovered from the crime scene were the Motoposh 155 motorcycle with sidecar, a caliber. 38 revolver, spent shells, and alleged shabu.
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