PRO2 and PDEA2 nabbed Mayor’s son for drug pushing
CAMP MARCELO A ADDURU, TUGUEGARAO CITY– A notorious drug personality in Gonzaga, Cagayan was dragged to jail after a successful drug buy bust operation conducted against him in Tuguegagarao City yesterday, June 9, 2019.
Arrested suspect was identified as Jonjie Sumer Pentecostes, 44 years old, High Value Target (HVT), PRRD List and PDEA Target List, married, fighting cock breeder, a resident of Brgy. Paradise, Gonzaga, Cagayan and Son of Mayor Marilyn Pentecostes of Gonzaga, Cagayan.
Cagayan PNP Provincial Director, PCOL IGNACIO R CUMIGAD in his report to PRO2 RD PBGEN JOSE MARIO M ESPINO stated that at about 6:30 AM on same date at Vargas Cockpit Arena, Zone 1, Brgy. Pengue Ruyu, Tuguegarao City, Cagayan, joint personnel of PDEA RO2, PIB-PDEU Cagayan PPO, CDEU Tuguegarao City PS, CPPO, PNP-RIU, in cooperation with NICA RO2 conducted buy-bust operation that resulted in the arrest of the suspect. Confiscated during the operation one (1) pc heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet suspected to be shabu weighing 0.7 grams with an estimated market value of Php4,900.00 and two ( 2) pieces genuine Php 1,000.00 bill used as buy bust money.
A case for Violation of Art. II, Sec 5 of RA 9165 against the suspect is being prepared for filing in court.
RD ESPINO applauded the operating teams for another big time accomplishment in the campaign against illegal drugs in the region.