Zamboanga Sibugay - Two drug suspects, one of whom is included in the list of top 10 drug personalities in Ipil town was arrested by elements of Ipil MPS and PIDMB, ZSBPPO, during a buy-bust operation in Purok Ilang-Ilang, Barangay Lower Taway, Ipil at about 7:00 PM of May 28, 2015.
Police Superintendent Geraldo Benjamin A. Avengoza, Ipil Police Chief, identified the arrested suspects as Zaldy Yap Sangalang, 39, resident of said place, driver, no. 10 in Ipil MPS drug watch list, and Ryan V. Castor, 21, resident of Barangay Sanito, of same municipality. Recovered from them were a sachet of suspected shabu, cash amounting to Php 300.00, a black sling bag containing numerous drug paraphernalia, nine rounds of caliber 9mm ammunition, two cell phones, and one Black Widow cal .22 revolver with defaced serial number containing with five live rounds. Inventory and marking of recovered items were done at Ipil MPS, which was witnessed by Mr. Rudyard G. Lopez, Broadcaster of DXIR FM, Brgy. Councilors Richard A. Piedad and Rolly N. Alabata of Barangay Lower Taway. Suspects were brought to Ipil MPS for booking and later brought to Zamboanga Sibugay Provincial Crime Laboratory Office for drug test along with the seized illegal drugs for laboratory examination. Suspects are presently detained at Ipil MPS prior the filing of appropriate charges in court.
Zamboanga Del Sur - Two notorious criminals and pushers, both listed in the drug watch list of Aurora MPS, were arrested during a drug buy-bust operation carried out by Aurora Police Station, PDEA and Provincial Intelligence Branch (PIB) at the vicinity of Aurora Mountain Resort located in Barangay Anonang, Aurora municipality at about 6:00 PM of May 27, 2015. Suspects April Ray Aranaydo y Jimenez a.k.a. Dodong Gamay, 32, and Chona Liza Baranggot y Paculba a.k.a. “Chona”, 32, both residents of Barangay Poblacion, Kapatagan, Lanao Del Norte. Both suspects were arrested after they sold a sachet of shabu to a police officer who acted as a poseur-buyer with the help of a police asset in exchange of ₱1,000.00 bills. Recovered from the suspects were the marked money, two sachets of shabu estimated at ₱1,500.00 street value, and several drug paraphernalia. The duo was brought to Aurora MPS for booking and will be charged for violation of RA 9165.
Liloy, Zamboanga Del Norte - A 20-year old man was nabbed by operatives of Liloy MPS during an anti-drug operation in Barangay Baybay at about 6:32 PM of May 28, 2015. Suspect Mark Louie Porticilious y Palacio, resident of said place, and listed under the illegal drug watch list of Liloy MPS. Confiscated from him were four small sachets of suspected shabu, marked money, mobile phone, drug paraphernalia, laptop, and a small sachet of shabu as buy-bust evidence. Documentation and markings were done at abovementioned place in the presence of Sherlon Saladaga – DOJ representative, Brian Camilo – media representative, and Councilors Celing Borgonia and Monico Insong of said barangay. Arrested suspect is temporarily detained at Liloy MPS detention cell while confiscated items were turned-over to the evidence custodian for proper disposition.
Zamboanga City - Three individuals were nabbed after they were caught during a drug buy-bust operation in Bagong Dalan, Barangay Tugbungan at about 3:00 PM of May 28, 2015. ZCPO Anti-illegal drug operatives identified the three suspects as Roberto Lubaton y Dablo a.k.a. “Totoh”, 43, Juanito Encabo y Dablo a.k.a. “Hapon”, 39, and Veronico Boltron y Paculanang a.k.a. “Pacute”. Recovered from them were six sachets of suspected shabu, Php 200.00 marked money, and other drug paraphernalia. All confiscated items were brought to said police station for booking. The three arrested persons are presently detained at said police station.
-with report from PO2 Radzben S. Jul, RPIO9