Two kins, pal nabbed for stealing P105,000 worth of cable wires

The P105,000 worth of cable wires allegedly stolen by three men along Lacson Streets, Barangay 9, Bacolod City Thursday. (Photo courtesy of Police Station 2)

By Glazyl Y. Masculino

BACOLOD City – Three persons, including two relatives, are facing theft charges after they were caught in the act by police allegedly stealing P105,000 worth of cable wires along Lacson Streets, Barangay 9 here last Thursday.

Arrested were Charlie Caldea, 28, and relatives Christopher Uy, 37, a fish vendor, and Elias Grajo, 21, a tricycle driver, all residents of Barangay Mandalagan here.

Police Captain Jonito Pastrana, head of Police Station 2, said that policemen were conducting a roving patrol when they sighted the three suspects allegedly cutting the copper wires of a telecommunications firm.

Confiscated from them were a saw, a tricycle, and the stolen wires.

Pastrana said they are verifying with other police stations here if these persons were also those responsible in previous theft cases.