DAGUPAN CITY, Philippines — The police arrested a notorious drug dealer in a drug buy-bust operation inside a room of an inn in Barangay Bonuan Boquig here where three other persons were caught on the spot doing a pot session.
Arrested at about 6 p.m. last Saturday inside the Room No. 4 of Arizona Inn along Ayusip Road in Bonuan Boquig, Dagupan City where they checked in was Nelsopn Saiguet, 48, of Bonuan Tondaligan in Bonuan Gueset, Dagupan City.
He was arrested by elements of Police Community Precinct 6 led by Senior Inspector Joel Cabaddu with the aide of a poseur-buyer who arranged the transaction.
Also arrested were Bernard Omiles, 32, of Barangay Ambalangan Dalin, San Fabian; Marnie Francis Zabala, 31, of Bonuan Tondaligan, Bonuan Gueset, Dagupan City; and Benedick Ballesteros, 26 of Barangay Buenlag in Calasiao town, all in Pangasinan.
The three were caught in the act of having pot session and sniffing illegal drugs in the same room.
The operating team through a poseur-buyer was able to buy one small heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet containing shabu in the amount of PHP200 from Saiguet.
Also seized was one black pouch containing another one big heat-sealed-transparent plastic sachet containing suspected shabu, one weighing scale and several plastic sachets.
Confiscated from the possession, control and custody of the other suspects caught in the act of doing pot session were one rolled aluminum foil, two disposable lighters, one scissors, one glass tooter, three plastic sachets containing shabu residue, three used aluminum foil, two improvised plastic scoop and one heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet containing suspected shabu.
All the suspects were brought to the Regional Medical Center for medical examination and eventually endorsed to the Dagupan City Police Station main office for proper disposition and further investigation.
The seized pieces of drug related evidence were brought to the PNP Crime Laboratory in Lingayen for examination, along with with the suspects who were caught in the act of using illegal drugs for drug test examination.
Cases for violations of Sections 5, 11, 12 and 15 of Republic Act 9165 or the Illegal; drugs were already filed against the suspects before the City Prosecutors Office in Dagupan. PNA/northboundasia.com