Zamboanga del Norte - Elements of Dipolog City Police Station conducted a buy-bust operation at South Proper, National Highway, Barangay Galas, Dipolog City at about `9:30 PM on February 4, 2016. This resulted in the arrest of Joseph Garyn Rectazo Roda, 36, resident of the above-mentioned place.
Confiscated from him were a small sachet containing white crystalline granules believed to be shabu as buy-bust evidence, eight other small sachets of suspected shabu, Php 250.00 marked money, one silver Caspian caliber .45 pistol with serial no. 713086 loaded with five live ammunitions, one cellular phone, drug paraphernalia, one red/white Honda XRM125 motorcycle. Subject person is temporarily detained at Dipolog CPS.
Zamboanga City - Personnel of Station Anti-Illegal Drug Task Group of Zamboanga City Police Station 5 (Divisoria) conducted an anti-illegal drug buy-bust operation along MCLL highway in Barangay Putik at about 12:45 AM on February 6, 2016. This resulted in the arrest of one Wilfred Lacerna y Amaga a.k.a “Nonoy”, 27, a native of Lamitan, Basilan, and presently staying in San Jose Gusu, in this city. Confiscated during the operation were a sachet of suspected as buy-bust item, a black coin purse containing another two sachets of suspected shabu, several drug paraphernalia, a cellular phone, and Php 500.00 marked money. Confiscated drugs were forwarded to Regional Crime Laboratory Office 9 for qualitative and quantitative examinations while the other recovered items were turned-over to the investigator on case.
Zamboanga City - ZCPS8 (Sinunuc) SAIDSOTG conducted a buy-bust operation at Zone II, Brgy. Maasin, at about 6:55 PM on February 3, 2016. This resulted in the arrest of Romel Santos y Beloneo a.k.a. “Chemang”, 39, resident of and his live-in partner Rosalie Libot y Baguio, 38, both of same place. Confiscated from them were four small sachets of suspected shabu, Php 300.00 marked money, and several drug paraphernalia. Subjects are temporarily detained at said station for inquest proceedings.
Zamboanga City - Zamboanga City Police Station 3 (Sangali) SAIDSOTG conducted a buy-bust operation in Brgy Sangali at about 1:00 AM on February 6, 2016. This resulted in the arrest of Benhar Lumuyod y Habing, 18. Confiscated from him were a sachet of suspected shabu as buy-bust item, seven sachets of suspected shabu, several drug paraphernalia, and Php 240.00 marked money. Suspect is presently detained at said station pending the filing of appropriate charges against him.
Zamboanga Sibugay - Elements of Diplahan Municipal Police Station MAIDSOTG conducted an Oplan Lambat Sibat anti-criminality campaign and saturation drive Oplan Galugad to an unoccupied open nipa hut situated in Brgy. Ditay, Diplahan at about 6:10 AM on February 5, 2016, believed to be a hideout of illegal drug users where alleged pot sessions are being held that resulted in the apprehension of George Elona Dablo, 35, resident of Brgy. Ditay, Aikie Barrios Chavez, 18, resident of Brgy. Sampoli-B, and alias “April”, 17, resident of Brgy. Sampoli-B, were caught using shabu. Recovered from George Dablo were a sachet of suspected shabu, and Php 600.00, Aikie Chavez yielded one sachet of same substance. Suspects and recovered items were brought to Diplahan MPS for proper disposition while the minor was forwarded to Diplahan MSWD.
Zamboanga Sibugay - Elements of Diplahan Municipal Police Station conducted a buy-bust operation in Brgy. Ditay, Diplahan at about 6:20 AM on February 5, 2016. This resulted in the arrest of Jonas Maghanoy y Cagaanan, 34, resident of same place. Recovered from him were a sachet of suspected shabu, marked money, Php 300.00, two cellular phones and other paraphernalia.
Zamboanga del Norte - Intelligence operatives of Dipolog City Police Station conducted a drug buy-bust operation at Purok Buli, Hillview Minaog, Dipolog City at about 4:20 PM on February 5, 2016. This resulted in the arrest of Marvin Dagpin Lugatiman, 36, resident of said place, while the other suspect Jcar Ogoc, resident of Purok Parpagayo, evaded arrest. Confiscated from the suspect were a medium-size sachet of suspected shabu as buy-bust evidence, two more large sachets of same substance, four used transparent sachets with shabu residue, drug paraphernalia, and a cellular phone. Inventory of evidences was made at same place in the presence of Mr. Edwin A. Bation - media representative, Mrs. Merlinda Tenorio - DOJ Representative, and Ms. Mequilita N. Padayhag - barangay official of said place. Suspect is detained at Dipolog CPS for filing of appropriate charges in court, while the confiscated drugs were turned-over to the Provincial Crime Laboratory Office for laboratory testing and weighing, the rest were deposited at Dipolog CPS for proper disposition.
-with report from PO3 Bernard Tan, RPIO9