Zamboanga Sibugay - Elements Olutanga MPS, accompanied by Brgy. Looc-Sapi Chairman Wahab H. Ilahan, Mr. Victor Enot - field reporter of DXOI FM, and Mr. David Mahilum, Municipal Advisory Council Chairman, implemented Search Warrant No. IM-16-59 for violation of Comprehensive Dangerous Drug Act of 2002 and IM-16-60 for violation of RA 10591 against Alay Tabon Idan, resident of Brgy. Looc-sapi based on the warrant issued by Presiding Judge Josefino P. Bael, RTC, Branch 31, Imelda, ZSB dated January 20, 2016 at Imelda municipality.
A few meters away from the target, the raiding team saw and approached the wife of the subject and shown to her the search warrants. When asked for the whereabouts of the subject, the wife accompanied the team to the house and saw the subject sleeping inside their single-room house. When the subject woke up and saw the authorities, he tried to escape through the door but was stopped by the raiding team. The suspect resisted, kicked and tried to take the service pistol of the team leader, and also bit his right leg. While they were grappling, one of the policemen assisted in subduing the suspect, but incurred a slight wound on his right hand after it was pushed by Idan to the wall made of sawali. Three more PNP personnel aided in pacifying the suspect by grabbing the hands and feet of the suspect.
After the subject has been controlled, the raiding team, the witnesses, and the cooperative wife of the subject, entered the house and seized sixteen small sachets containing suspected shabu, one small heat sealed transparent plastic and two small unsealed plastic sachets containing white crystalline substance believed to be methamphetamine hydrochloride, numerous drug paraphernalia, a Swiss knife, a small kerosene lamp, a caliber .38 pistol without serial number with two live rounds of ammunition, a samurai sword, one double-edged knife, and a small wallet containing cash.
The arrested person and seized and confiscated items were brought to Olutanga MPS after marking and inventory at the area for proper disposition.
-with report from PO3 Bernard Tan, RPIO9