MAKATI CITY – The Makati police have sued the 29-year-old intoxicated man who disrupted the local government’s dialogue with Makati City residents in Barangay Southside.
After the filing “alarm and scandal” charges, police officers from the Police Community Precinct (PCP) 10 nabbed the suspect named Julie Merck, a married man residing in ISG Central Open Court, who interrupted the “Ugnayan sa Barangay” dialogue in the area while under the influence of alcohol.
Based on a police report, Merck “shouted unsavory words” while Binay was conversing with Southside residents, causing a disruption and tension which resulted in the early adjournment of the activity.
Witnesses claimed that Merck continued to interject the discussions by blurting out insults and slurs to Binay and the participants of the Ugnayan sa Barangay despite several warnings.
That prompted PO2 Jan Naoe, along with PO1 Nathaniel Pacalioga and PO1 Christian Gutierrez, to place Merck under arrest and apprised him of his constitutional rights, and he reportedly opted to remain silent.
The police then brought the suspect to the Ospital ng Makati for medical inquest, and the medical report showed he was intoxicated.
The suspect was subsequently turned over to the Station Investigation and Detection Management Section (SIDMS) at the Makati Central Police Station (MCPS), for proper disposition. He is currently detained at the MCPS.
Merck’s group was requesting help from the mayor for the necessary repairs on the basketball court. But other residents also voiced out their concerns about how Merck’s group was allegedly monopolizing the use of the facility and picking fights with other residents who also wanted to use the basketball court.