Intelligence and SAIDSOTG operatives of Zamboanga City Police Station 9 (Ayala) conducted a drug buy-bust operation at Gallo Compound, Purok 8, Barangay Recodo, this city at about 9:35 PM on July 12, 2016. This resulted in a shoot-out between the suspect and the authorities, wherein the former took out his gun and fired upon the operatives of said station.
His firearm malfunctioned, yet he still continued to squeeze its trigger. This prompted the operatives to shoot him twice which led to his death. Suspect was later identified as Eduardo Alima a.k.a “Mayor”. Recovered from him were a cal. 45 pistol, nine small sachets of suspected shabu, and drug papraphernalia.
SAIDSOTG members of Zamboanga City Police Station 6 apprehended Estrada Jose y Binarao, 55, resident of Gaganacruz Drive, Mampang, Barrera Alvin y Ramillano, 45, resident of Pioquinto Drive, Mampang, and Falcis Robert y Benito, resident of Gaganacruz Drive, Mampang on July 12, 2016 at about 3:30 PM. Apprehended persons were allegedly caught having shabu session. Recovered from the suspects were a medium-size sachet of shabu and drug papraphernalia. ZCPS 6 is preparing the charges for the inquest case against the above-mentioned subjects.
Zamboanga City Police Station 4 COMPAC personnel apprehended Jhan Full Magno y Baliton, 21, resident of Subanipa Olutanga, Zamboanga Sibugay at about 8:00 PM on July 12, 2016. Prior to the incident, a concerned citizen phoned Mercedes COMPAC regarding an unidentified suspicious male person seen at Zone 4 Mercedes. Immediately the said PNP personnel, tanods and a barangay kagawad conducted a follow-up operation at the above-mentioned place and invited the unidentified male to Culianan Police Station for documentation. A body search made on the subject person led to the recovery of one small sachet of shabu. Arrested person is temporarily detained at said station for the filing of appropriate charges in court.
Elements of Zamboanga City Police Station 9 conducted a checkpoint in Purok 8, Highway, Barangay Recodo, this city at about 11:30 PM on July 12, 2016. This resulted in the arrest of Prowess Bernardo y Mendoza, 36, of Zone 8, Advent Home, Ayala, this City, and Jerwin Bucoy y Molina, 21, of Zamcelco, Zone 1, La Paz, this City. Confiscated from them were two small sachets of suspected shabu, one small sachet of suspected shabu, and drug papraphernalia.
Members of Talon-Talon and Mampang COMPACs knocked at six houses on July 12, 2016at about 9:30 AM for the conduct of Oplan Tokhang at Aliangan and Totekso Drives in Brgy. Mampang, this city. This led to the surrender of thirty-eight users to the barangay officials and the personnel of ZCPS6.
-with report from PO3 Bernard Tan, RPIO9