Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Road rage person with 'No. 8' plate unmasked



On Wednesday, a road rage suspect sporting a special "8" license plate reserved for congressmen was arrested in Tarlac City, police said.
Rode Rage suspect Jojo Valerio / Screencap from Facebook and CCTV Footage

The suspect, who was driving a Toyota Cruiser, was caught on surveillance footage last Sunday as he punched a motorist along McArthur Highway in Angeles City, Pampanga. He reportedly claimed to be the son of a lawmaker.

He also drove too close to another vehicle along Congressional Avenue in Quezon City. A video of the incident recently went viral on social media. 

Jojo Valerio

According to ABS-CBN, the suspect name is Jojo Valerio who is an entertainer and was arrested at a gig on Tuesday night, police said. 
Jojo Valerio / Photo from Facebook

He is not a relative of Pampanga Rep. Carmelo Lazatin II, investigators added. 

Police are investigating how the suspect obtained a No. 8 license plate. 

Charges are being prepared against the suspect who is detained at a police station in Angeles City.

Meanwhile, Trending TV Facebook page also revealed the name of the suspect and some photos of him.

In the post, Valerio was said to be a member of a band named Lil Eyes and confirmed that he is not related to any Congressman.
Jojo Valerio / Photo from Facebook

Here is the full post:

“Guys! Eto po yung nanuntok sa kawawang netizen at nanghabol sa lady driver.. sya si Jojo ng LIL EYES Band na may-ari ng FJ Cruiser, ginagamit nya yung plate number na 8 at nagpapanggap na anak ng Congressman kaya malakas loob manakit at mangharas, feeling may-ari ng kalsada.. Lagot ka ngayon! pati si Congressman Lazatin ginamit at dinamay mo pa! pati si Tulfo nagkamali nang dahil sa'yo! paki Share na lang po para mapanagot itong abusado na 'to at makarating kay Tulfo.”



Source: ABS-CBN, Facebook