Angry cop posts bail

THE POLICE officer who was arrested after he went berserk in Barangay Los Amigos, Tugbok District around 7 p.m. last March 25 was released from custody after posting bail.

SPO1 Remegio Soreño Briones Jr., 36, desk officer of Baguio Police Precinct, posted P4,000 bail for his temporary liberty.

On Monday, March 27, the authorities filed grave threat and malicious mischief complaint against Briones before the Office of the City Prosecutor. His case is being resolved by Prosecutor Joseph Mamburam.

Based on the report, Briones destroyed 300 pieces of hollow blocks. He also went to the house of Verginia Malusay Leguid, where he pointed his gun while berating the old lady.

Briones was arrested after Analy Erimia went to Tugbok police requesting for assistance because an armed drunk man was creating trouble in the neighborhood.

Responding officers went to the area and apprehended Briones. They also recognized him as a police officer. They confiscated his 9mm service firearm along with two magazines and 28 bullets.

Meanwhile, an administrative complaint is being prepared by the Tugbok police against Briones.

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