CAMP MARCELO A. ADDURU, Tuguegarao city — Police Regional Office 2 (PRO2) arrested over the weekend four drug pushers in separate operations in Cagayan province.
PRO2 public information officer police superintendent Chevalier Iringan today said identified the arrested suspect as Dexter Santos, 30, single, jobless and a resident of Block 30 Lot 8 Wonderland Homes Subdivision, Sta. Teresa, Iguig, Cagayan; Nenita Publico, Victorio Fernando and Juvith Fernando, all residents of Brgy. Catotoran Norte, Camalaniugan, Cagayan.
Investigation showed that the elements of Iguig Police Station conducted a buy-bust operation at Wonderland Homes Subdivision, Sta. Teresa, Iguig, Cagayan where Santos was arrested and confiscated in his possession were one piece heat sealed transparent plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance suspected to be methamphetamine hydrochloride locally known as shabu, one piece genuine PHP500 bill used as buy-bust money, one piece ink ballpen holder color green rolled with three pieces aluminum foils and one unit silver/black Samsung cellular phone inserted with one simcard.
Meanwhile, the joint elements of Camalaniugan Police Station, Cagayan Police Provincial Safety Company and CPIB implemented a search warrant against the Publico Victorio Fernando and Juvith Fernando for Violation of RA 9165 and RA 10591 by virtue of Search Warrants issued by Judge Conrado Tabaco of RTC Branch 9, Aparri, Cagayan. The operating elements implemented the SW 15-16 at the house of Publico where one piece heat sealed transparent plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance believed to be methamphetamine hydrochloride or shabu; one piece glass pipe; one lighter with brand name LCC; two pieces open transparent plastic sachet; four pieces improvised needle foil; one piece cellphone Samsung color pink and one piece rolled aluminum foil were confiscated.
The operating elements implemented SW No 16-16 at the at Fernando’s house that resulted in the confiscation of one piece heat sealed transparent plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance believed to be shabu, two pieces strip aluminum used foil, one lighter color yellow with markings LCC quality, and one cigarette silver wrap.
The operating elements implemented SW No. 17-16 at the house of Juvith Fernado that resulted in the confiscation of one piece improvise tooter, one piece live ammo for Caliber 45 and two pieces spent shell for Caliber 9MM. The confiscated items were properly inventoried and marked at the respective houses of the arrested persons witnessed by barangay officials except for Publico, who was not present during the conduct of operation. Cases for violation of R.A 9165 are being prepared for filing before the Provincial Prosecutors Office.
PRO2 OIC regional director PCSUPT. Ranier Q. Idio said the notable accomplishment is a result of the intensified Lambat-Sibat operation.
He said that the intensified Lambat-Sibat operations will continue to ensure that lawless elements and criminals. PNA/northboundasia.com