5 drug personalities arrested in buy-bust
Camp Marcelo A. Adduru, Tuguegarao City –PRO2 arrested five (5) more drug pushers in separate police operations as it continues to intensify its campaign against illegal drugs in Cagayan Valley region yesterday, June 14, 2019.
PRO2 RD PBGEN JOSE MARIO M ESPINO in his report to Camp Crame stated that at about 5:55 AM on same date, personnel of MDEU Solano PS conducted anti-illegal drugs buy-bust operation in Brgy. Osmeña, Solano, Nueva Vizcaya that resulted in the arrest of Julius Sampaga, 25 years old and Joey Guadupal, 39 years old, both residents of Brgy. Quezon, Solano, Nueva Vizcaya. Confiscated/recovered from the direct possession and control of Sampaga were one (1) match box containing 2 pieces small heat sealed transparent plastic sachets containing white crystalline substance believed to be shabu, 1 pc genuine Php500.00 bill (buy-bust money), 3 pieces Php20.00 bill, 1 pc Php1000.00 bill and 1 unit single motorcycle Motoposh DS 125 bearing plate no. 8687 OR. While recovered from Guadupal were two (2) pieces small heat sealed transparent plastic sachets containing white crystalline substance believed to be shabu, one (1) piece Php20.00 bill, four (4) pieces Php100.00 bill, One (1) piece Php500.00 bill and one (1) piece Php1,000.00 bill.
At about 2:50 PM of same date, at Sitio Siam Siam, Brgy. Kilkiling, Claveria, Cagayan, joint personnel of Claveria PS and PIB CPPO conducted drug buy bust operation that resulted in the arrest of Marino Suarez III, 20 years old and a resident of Centro 1, Claveria, Cagayan. Recovered from his direct possession were five (5) pieces heat sealed transparent plastic sachet containing dried marijuana leaves together with the five (5) pieces heat-sealed dried marijuana leaves, Php500.00 bill used as buy bust money, one (1) oppo cellular phone, one(1) lighter and one(1) motorcycle Honda TMX.
Meanwhile, at about 11:45 PM of same date in Brgy. Mabini, Santiago City, Juan Dela Torre (not his real name), 16 years old, student and Mark June (not his real name) were arrested by the joint personnel of CDEU, Santiago CPO and SDEU, Police Station 2 in a drug buy bust operation that resulted in the confiscation of one (1) heat sealed transparent plastic sachet containing dried leaves with fruiting tops suspected to be Marijuana and PHP300.00 buy bust money. During the search, also confiscated from direct possession and control of Mark was one (1) heat sealed transparent plastic sachet containing dried leaves with fruiting tops suspected to be Marijuana.
A case for violation of RA 9165 is now being prepared for filing in court against the suspects.
RD ESPINO said that the neutralization of the suspects will surely create a reduction of supply of illegal drugs in the region. He applauded the operating teams for a job well done.