Intelligence/CAIDSOTG operatives of Dipolog City Police Station in coordination with PDEA IX, conducted a drug buy-bust operation at the vicinity of Purok Bougainvilla, Sta. Felomina, Dipolog City at about 2:30 PM on June 11, 2016. This resulted in the arrest of Noel Napigkit y Palabrica, 43, resident of Barangay Turno, Dipolog City, listed as no. 1 in the Illegal Drug Watch List in Dipolog City.
The said suspect sold a sachet of shabu to a poseur buyer. Recovered from the suspect were a small sachet of suspected shabu, sixteen medium-size sachets of same substance, fourteen packs of “Ding-dong” nuts that served as containers for the shabu, a cellular phone, Php 300.00 marked money, other cash amounting to Php 700.00, several drug paraphernalia, and one medium-size sachet of shabu as buy-bust item. The arrested suspect is now detained at Dipolog CPS while confiscated items were turned-over to the Provincial Crime Laboratory Office for examination.
Personnel of Dapitan City Police Station and ZNPDEA conducted a joint drug buy-bust operation in Brgy. Tag-ulo, Dapitan City at about 7:20 PM on June 11, 2016. This resulted in the arrest of Ritchel Gramatika Alaut, 25, resident of Brgy. Galas, Dipolog City, while her companion identified as Michael Bulay-og, 25, resident of Purok Pagatpatan, Sitio Guba, of same barangay, managed to evade arrest. Confiscated from the suspect were a small and a large plastic sachet of suspected shabu, Php 500.00 marked money, other cash amounting to Php 60.00, and several drug paraphernalia. The documentation of evidences was witnessed by Brgy. Councilor Peter C. Omilig and Erna D. Baradillo from the media. The arrested suspect and the confiscated items were brought to Dapitan CPS for proper disposition. Dapitan CPS is now conducting a manhunt operation for the possible arrest of the other suspect.
-with report from PO3 Bernard Tan, RPIO9