Nielo Figueroa Baltazar
  • Sex: Male
  • Occupation: kagawad; member of the Amang drug ring
Incident Details
  • Date of Incident: July 26, 2018
  • Time of Incident: 6:20 am
  • City of Incident: Tubao
  • Province of Incident: La Union
  • Killed by unknown assailants
Source(s)

A newly elected Barangay Kagawad of Brgy. Poblacion, Tubao, La Union, was shot dead 6: 20 am today, July 26, 2016.
Police Chief Superintendent Romulo E Sapitula, PRO1 Regional Director, said the victim Nielo Figueroa Baltazar was on board his car parked in front of his residence when he was shot several times by unidentified suspects on board a white van.
Police said that Baltazar was linked to “Amang Drug Group” which operates in the Province of La Union.
He is also listed in the drug watch list as “pusher” in the municipality.
“Some members of the said drug group were arrested and some died in police operations,” PCSupt Sapitula added.
The neighboring police stations were alarmed and directed to conduct dragnet operations for possible arrest of the suspects.
PCSupt Sapitula directed his men to conduct thorough investigation.