Notorious drug personality arrested in Nueva Vizcaya
CAMP MARCELO A ADDURU, TUGUEGARAO CITY- Police Regional Office 2 in its intensified campaign against illegal drugs arrested a notorious drug personality in drug buy bust operation in Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya yesterday, June 7, 2019.
Nueva Vizcaya Police Provincial Office, Provincial Director, PCOL RICHARD SAAVEDRA in his report to PRO2 Regional Director PBGEN JOSE MARIO M ESPINO said that at about 12:50 PM of same date, personnel of Municipal Drug Enforcement Unit Bayombong PS in coordination with PDEA RO2 arrested Erlinda Abrugar y Villanueva aka Baby, 47 years old and a resident of Luna St., Brgy. Don Tomas Maddela, Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya during the conduct of anti-illegal drugs buy bust operation while caught in the act of selling 1 pc heat sealed plastic sachet containing illegal drugs to police who acted as poseur buyer. Confiscated from the direct possession and control of the suspect were one (1) pc cigarette box containing two (2) pcs heat sealed transparent plastic sachets containing white crystalline substance believed to be “shabu”, cash amounting to Php 942.00 in different denomination, 1 pc lighter, 1 black Samsung cellular phone, 1 pc Php500.00 bill (buy-bust stuff). Inventory and markings of pieces of evidence were conducted in the presence of Brgy. Officials and Media personality. The said suspect was Previously arrested for same offense but released thru plea bargaining last August 2018.
PCOL SAAVEDRA said that the neutralization of the suspect will decrease the drug proliferation especially “shabu” within Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya and nearby Municipalities
RD ESPINO commended the operating personnel for the successful conduct of buy bust operation.