Zamboanga Sibugay – Combined elements of Provincial AIDSOTG, PPSC, PIB, PIDMB, RT Lim MPS, RA RID-9, 3rd MC RPSB, led by PSUPT WILLIAM S GADAYAN, Company Commander of ZSBY Provincial Public Safety Company Commander, conducted a “one-time, big time” operation at around 5:00 AM on January 16, 2016 through the service of search warrant nos. 144, 145, 146, 147, 148, and 149, against Roy Bagao and Junryl Roxas, Rene Pierra, Rolando Cantiga, Ian Bucoy, Dodoy Duran, Ruel Tagapan, respectively.
Subject persons are all residents of Brgy. Poblacion, RT Lim town, and all are listed in the watch list for illegal drugs. The search warrants were issued by Presiding Judge Anthony D. Isaw of RTC Branch 24, Ipil. The operation resulted in arrest of three persons namely Ruel Tagapan, Roland Cantiga and Rene Piera. Twenty-eight sachets of suspected shabu, assorted shabu paraphernalia, a Colt cal .45 pistol loaded with six rounds of cal .45 ammunitions, one cal. 22 ammunition, and one motorcycle were seized by the raiding team. The operation was conducted in the presence of barangay officials and media representatives. The arrested persons and the seized items were brought to the Police Provincial Office for documentation prior transfer to the issuing court and filing of corresponding cases against the suspects.
-with report from PO3 Bernard Tan, RPIO9