Three teens caught for theft

By Jennifer P. Rendon

Three teenage boys were arrested for theft afternoon of Sept 19, 2022 in Laua-an, Antique.

Police identified the suspects as John Leo Fernando, 19, Alex Roquero, 18, and alias Je-Je, all residents of Barangay Rosario, San Jose, Antique.

The suspects were caught in a dragnet along Sitio Aring, Barangay Bagongbayan, Laua-an.

The trio allegedly entered the warehouse owned by Rufino Baladjay at Barangay Poblacion Laua-an around 1 p.m. on Monday.

Baladjay, 51, a municipal government employee, claimed the suspects carted away several metalcrafts such as three sets of truck leaf spring, a radiator, a mag wheel, parts of SI-JET hand pump, 9 assorted iron bars, and assorted electrical wirings.

The stolen items are valued at P20,000.

The suspects loaded their loot on a top-down motorcycle.

They were later caught at Bagongbayan village.