3 more drug personalities arrested in Pangasinan

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan — The campaign against illegal drugs by the police knows no holiday break as three more drug personalities were arrested in operations conducted by the police in separate towns of Pangasinan.

Arrested when members of the Pangasinan Public Safety Company (PPSC) implemented a search warrant on December 24 in Sitio Sagpat in Barangay Gueset, San Manuel town was Manuel Aquino, 34, a drug personality on the watchlist.

Lawmen seized from the suspect’s possession four plastic sachets of suspected shabu.

Also arrested in another search warrant operation conducted by joint personnel from Rosales police station and the PPSC in Tayug was Ismael Domingo, 34, also a drug personality on the watchlist of Barangay Rabago, Rosales.

The operation resulted in the confiscation of one wallet containing one heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet of suspected shabu, one transparent tube pipe intended for sniffing drugs, eight rolled tissues and one lighter.

Arrested in another buy-bust operation at 4 p.m. of December 24 in Barangay Tebuel, Manaoag was one Joselito Riola, who sold one sachet of suspected shabu to a police agent.

Riola who is also on the watchlist yielded the PHP200 marked money and two sachets of suspected shabu.

All suspects will be charged with violation of R.A. 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002. PNA-northboundasia.com