Dipolog City - Operatives of Dipolog City Police Station conducted a drug buy-bust operation at Magsaysay St. corner Padre Zamoras Extension, Barangay Barra, at 12:51 in the afternoon of April 8, 2015. This resulted in the arrest of Joseph Elli Anthony Abucay y Montes, 27, temporarily residing at above-mentioned place.
Confiscated from him were suspected shabu placed in one big, twelve medium-size, and five small sachets, mobile phone, drug paraphernalia, twenty-nine used sachets with shabu residues, and Php 250.00 marked money. Estimated total street value of confiscated suspected shabu is placed at ₱200.000.00. Documentations and markings were done at said place and witnessed by Mrs. Merlinda Tenorio of the Department of Justice, Ms. Joy Engoc from the media, Dario Reyda - official of Barangay Barra.
Elements of Dipolog City Police Station conducted another drug buy-bust operation at Angel’s Apartelle located along Arellano Extension, Barangay Miputak at 1:55 in the afternoon of April 8, 2015. The operation resulted in the arrest of Jaime Cabilando Jr. y Lumantas, 33, a resident of Oroquieta City. Three big and a small transparent sachet of suspected shabu several drug paraphernalia, and ₱250.00 marked money were seized from him. Documentation and markings were made at said place which were witnessed by Mrs. Merlinda Tenorio from the DOJ, Ms. May Turno from the media, and Councilor Fernando Batocael of Barangay Miputak.
Both suspects are currently detained at Dipolog City Police Station pending the filing of formal complaint, while the confiscated items were deposited at the Provincial Crime Laboratory Office for safekeeping.
Labason, Zamboanga Del Norte - Operatives of Labason Police Station conducted a drug raid in Barangay Antonino at 4:30 AM of April 08, 2015. The raid was conducted at the residence of Jonathan Sali a.k.a. “Jun Jun”, 40, thru the execution of search warrant No. 04-2015 dated March 30, 2015, issued by Judge Oscar D. Tomarong of RTC 9 Branch 28, Liloy, ZDN. Several items including two small sachets containing suspected shabu, drug paraphernalia, and cash amounting to Php 1,337.00 were recovered inside his house. The operation was witnessed by Mr. Albert P. Jamarolin of 96.5 DXEB FM and Barangay Councilor Arnold Villiano. Subject person was not around during the search. Labason Police Station is preparing a case for Violation of R.A. 9165 against the suspect for regular filing in proper court.
Zamboanga City - Divisoria Police Station conducted a drug buy-bust operation at Purok VI Brgy. Lunzuran at 7:30 in the evening of April 08, 2015. The operation resulted to the capture of Joseph Pilanga y Francisco, 49, of said area. Confiscated from him were three sachets of suspected shabu, and several drug paraphernalia. Arrested person is temporarily detained at ZCPS5 for proper disposition.
-with report from PO2 Jonas D Macasa Jr., RPIO9