CAMP MARCELO A. ADDURU, Tuguegarao City –The Police Regional Office 2 (PRO-2), in its intensified implementation of the OPLAN Lambat Sibat arrested recently a drug pusher in Basco, Batanes by virtue of search warrants.

PRO-2 OIC regional director Ranier Q. Idio identifed the arrested suspect as Rodolfo Gabas aka “Rudy,” single, 41 years old and self-employed who is known to reside in different places in Basco, Batanes – Abad Street, Kayvaluganan, Sitio Parey, San Joaquin and Sitio Tuva, San Joaquin of said municipality.

Gabas was arrested by virtue of search warrant, Recovered from the suspect were four sachets confiscated in Sito Parey and two sachets confiscated in Sitio Tuva containing crystalline substance that were brought to Crime Laboratory Office, Camp Crame, Quezon City for laboratory examination and yielded positive for the presence of Methamphetamine Hydrochloride weighing 20.74 grams.

Cases for violation of Section 11, Art II of RA 9165 under Search Warrant Number 072015 docketed under II-12-INQ-9J-35, violation of Section 11 & 12, Art II of RA 9165 under Search Warrant Number 08-2015 docketed under II-12-INQ-9J-37 & II-12-INQ-9J-38 and violation of Section 12, Art II of RA 9165 under Search Warrant Number 09-2015 docketed under II-12-INQ-9J-36 against the suspect were already referred at the Office of the Provincial Prosecutor, Basco, Batanes.

IDIO applauded the arresting team/warrant servers for their laudable accomplishment. “With our intensified OPLAN Lambat Sibat, we shall sack more drug pushers and put them behind bars,” he further said. PNA