Camp Vicente Lim, Laguna: Operatives of the Calabarzon Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) arrested the leader of a notorious criminal group operating in Laguna. CIDG Regional Officer Sr. Supt. Arthur Bisnar identified the suspect as Norman Taebas, leader of TNT criminal group that is allegedly involved in gun-for-hire, gunrunning, illegal drug trade and financial Crimes like credit card fraud. Bisnar said Taebas was arrested after the police implemented a search warrant issued by Judge Agripino Morga of RTC Branch 29-32, City of San Pablo. The financer of the group identified as Erick Timbreza managed to escape upon sensing the presence of the operating team. Police also invited for questioning nine persons present at the vicinity of the drug den operated by the suspect.