Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Aurelco service center looted by unidentified thieves
BALER, Aurora, August 25, 2011-Police authorities are now investigating the thieves who got P193,798 cash money, memory black box of CCTV, Biometric with serial number EO6100707 and one handheld icom radio IC-V100 at Aurora Electric Cooperatives, Inc. (AURELCO) service center, Gloria Street, Barangay Suklayin here yesterday night.
Police Superintendent Benjamin C. Villasis Jr., Baler Police Chief said that the unidentified culprits got two (2) safety vaults from the teller’s office and brought to the stock room of AURELCO, broke them and took the money.
Villasis said that the cashiers drawers and cabinets were disarranged. The suspects also immediately deformed, distorted and bended the CCTV camera, slashed its cables and wires installed in the ceiling of the establishment.
Investigation report stated that the stealing incident was security lapses of the duty lineman who was not oriented as guard in post but a mere standing personnel at their office.
Police found out that the CCTV camera of the office was not properly secured as the robbers even have the opportunity to include the same in their notorious activities.
PNP crime lab latent prints and finger prints impression at the place of the crime.
Earlier, at around 7:45 in the morning Amado Valenzuela reported the incident to the police.
Valenzuela said that Amelita Artilano Y’ Gomez, 45 years old, Aurelco employee and son Zceasar noticed that the office was robbed out/ ransacked by unidentified perpetrators when opened.
The mother and son Artilano found out that the window grill at the backdoor was cut to open the door using a vault cutter as entry point of thieves. (Jason de Asis)
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