Erwin Alvarez
  • Sex: Male
Incident Details
  • Killed in police operation in public
  • Date of Incident: August 4, 2018
  • Location of Incident: Moncada, Tarlac

CAMP MACABULOS, TARLAC CITY: Agents from the local police Drug Enforcement Team and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency regional office killed the suspect in the rape of a 12-year-old deaf, mute and blind girl during a gunfight on Saturday in Barangay Poblacion in Moncada town. Chief Insp. Palmyra Guardaya, Moncada police chief, identified the suspect as Erwin Alvarez, alias “Katok,” 30, of Barangay Burgos. Guardaya said operatives were conducting a buy-bust when Alvarez, suspecting he was dealing with authorities, tried to attack the poseur buyer but was killed in a firefight. Recovered from the encounter site were a homemade caliber 22 revolver with two live ammunition, a hand grenade, red sling bag containing several peso bills and coins, two sachets of marijuana dried leaves and two fired cartridge cases.