3 drug personalities arrested for selling drugs
CAMP MARCELO A. ADDURU, TUGUEGARAO CITY- Three (3) drug pushers were recently arrested in separate drug buy-bust operation in Nueva Vizcaya and Cagayan provinces.
Arrested suspects were Melchor Mallari, 38 years old, married, butcher and a resident of Brgy. Poblacion West, lamut, Ifugao; Genesis Francisco, 21 years old, single and a resident of Purok 3, Brgy. Latorre, Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya and Reynante Pagaddu, 41 years old, married, driver and a resident of Brgy. Atulu, Iguig, Cagayan.
PRO2 Officer-In-Charge PBGEN JOHN CORNELIUS A JAMBORA in his report to Camp Crame said that at about 12:45 AM of June 26, 2019 at Purok 1, Brgy. San Antonio North, Bambang, Nueva Vizcaya, Mallari and Francisco were arrested through buy-bust operation by the joint personnel of PDEU NVPPO and MDEU Bambang PS in coordination with PDEA RO2. Confiscated/seized from their direct possession and control were one (1) piece heat sealed transparent plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance believed to be shabu (buy bust stuff); three (3) pieces heat sealed transparent plastic sachets containing white crystalline substance believed to be shabu (possession); one (1) piece Php500.00 bill (buy bust money); one (1) piece Php500.00 bill; one (1) piece Php 100.00 bill; two (2) units cellular phone; one (1) unit Honda Motorcycle bearing plate number 7319 OV; six (6) tablets of cytotec 200 mcg; and one (1) piece hunting knife.
Meanwhile, at about 1:46 PM of June 25, 2019 in Brgy. Atulu, Iguig, Cagayan, personnel of Iguig PS conducted anti-illegal drugs buy-bust operation that resulted in the arrest of Pagaddu after selling suspected shabu to a Police Officer who acted as poseur buyer. Confiscated from the direct possession of the suspect two (2) pcs heat sealed transparent plastic sachets containing white crystalline substance suspected to be shabu; one (1) piece genuine Php1,000.00 bill as buy bust money; one (1) piece cellular phone; one (1) motorcycle, XRM 125. The suspect and the confiscated items were brought to Iguig PS for proper disposition.
A case for violation of RA 9165 is now being prepared for filing in court against the suspect.
The neutralization of the suspects will decrease the drug proliferation especially shabu in said areas.
PBGEN JAMBORA applauded the operating teams for a job well done.