Articles worth reading

Taguig News

Photo from Taguig police/SPD

No. 10 most wanted person in Taguig arrested 

account_balanceTaguig chat_bubble_outline0 Comments

A 27-year-old man tagged as Taguig’s No. 10 most wanted person facing seven counts of qualified theft was arrested by the police in Cavite., according to a report by Manila Bulletin.

The Taguig police identified the suspect as John Christian Pepanio, who was nabbed during manhunt operations by personnel from the Warrant and Subpoena Unit on Feb. 27 in Barangay Aguado in Trece Martires City. 

Pepanio is the No. 10 most wanted person of the Taguig police. He is facing four counts of qualified theft under the Manila Regional Trial Court Branch 14 and warrants of arrest were issued by Presiding Judge Buenaventura Albert Tenorio Jr. on Jan. 6 this year and were received by the Taguig police on Jan. 20. 


He is also facing three counts of qualified theft at the Manila Metropolitan Trial Court Branch 1 with warrants of arrest issued by Presiding Judge Sherwin Peter Pulayan. 

Under Article 310 on qualified theft of the Revised Penal Code, “The crime of theft shall be punished by the penalties next higher by two degrees than those respectively specified in the next preceding article, if committed by a domestic servant, or with grave abuse of confidence, or if the property stolen is motor vehicle, mail matter or large cattle or consists of coconuts taken from the premises of the plantation or fish taken from a fishpond or fishery, or if property is taken on the occasion of fire, earthquake, typhoon, volcanic eruption, or any other calamity, vehicular accident or civil disturbance.” 

The suspect was turned over to the Taguig police’s custodial facility pending the issuance of a commitment order from the courts.

date_rangeDate Published
3 weeks ago
shareShare article
folder_openArticle tags
content_copyCategorized under

Share your thoughts with us

Related Articles

Taguig holds seminar for police officers

account_balanceTaguig chrome_reader_mode1 day ago

The City of Taguig recently held a seminar entitled "Upholding Justice: Rule of Law on War of Drugs" at the New City Hall Convention Center. The event, which took place on March 17, aimed to equip police officers with the necessary knowledg...

Makati students top TOFAS 

account_balanceMakati chrome_reader_mode6 days ago

Makati Mayor Abby Binay congratulated students in the city’s public schools from Grades Three to 10 for topping the regional Test of Functional Academic Skills (TOFAS) administered by the Department of Education last February 20-24, 2023. The ...

Click on the article to continue reading
Quezon City adopts no contact apprehension system Red Cross pushes saliva test Vaccines from COVAX to arrive in Q1 Makati Shangri-La to close doors on Feb. 1 Cities in NCR to start vaccination simultaneously Mother, girlfriend of Filipino infected with UK variant also test positive Send Press Release MNC Facebook Page MNC Twitter Page MNC Instagram Page LGU Spotlight Barangay Front Business Sports Entertainment Metro Gen Metro Feature