One of the most wanted persons in Central Luzon was arrested by joint police forces in Region 3 on Wednesday, Oct. 20.
Col. Manuel Lukban Jr., Bulacan police director, identified the most wanted man as John Patrick Seville Perez with aliases “John Patrick Arcilla” and King-King” of Lingap Road, Brgy. Muzon, City of San Jose Del Monte (CSJDM), Bulacan.
Based on police reports, Perez was arrested in Brgy.Poblacion I, CSJDM, Bulacan during a joint manhunt operation by the CSJDM police station as the lead unit, together with personnel of the Regional Intelligence Unit (RIU-3), Bulacan Provincial Intelligence Unit (BPIT), Regional Investigation Division (RID-3), 3rd Special Operation Unit-Maritime Group, and 24th Special Action Company (SAF).
The joint forces were armed with a warrant of arrest for three counts of robbery against Perez.
Police said Perez is the main suspect in a spree of armed robberies that took place on April 18, 2021, in two convenience stores and a gas station.
One of the store employees at the convenience store he robbed positively identified him. He is currently under the custody of the CSJDM police.