Four individuals were nabbed during a drug buy-bust operation in Barangay Putik, Zamboanga City at about 3:00 PM on August 30, 2016. Police Chief Inspector Arland Dalumpines, Divisoria Police Chief, identified the arrested drug suspects as Michael Reyes Lang, 40, of Brgy Putik; Glen Antigo Bannister, 32, of Mormons Drive, Brgy. Tetuan, Randolf Hernane Dimasuay, 28, of Lorenzo Heights this city, and Mary Ann Sawil Maceda, 21, of Pamucutan, this city. Confiscated during said operation were four small sachets of suspected shabu, marked money, and drug paraphernalia.
Three individuals were arrested by Divisoria Police Station (ZCPS5) after illegal drugs were seized from them following their apprehension at a checkpoint operation in Cadena de Amor, Barangay Guiwan, Zamboanga City at about 9:15 PM on August 30, 2016. They were identified as Vincent John Bue y Tecson, 26, of Fairview Drive, Gov. Ramos, Sta. Maria, this city, Oliver Ituralde y Trumata, 18, of Barangay Talon-Talon, this city, and Ma. Dona Pingoy y Enriquez, 20, Zone 2, Barangay Maasin, this city for violation of RA 4136. When elements of ZCPS 5 searched the arrested suspects, they yielded eight small sachets of suspected shabu, drug papraphernalia, and one Raider 150 motorcycle with no plate number. The arrested suspects were taken to ZCPS5 along with the confiscated items for proper disposition.
RT Lim MPS conducted a buy-bust operation at the public market in Barangay Surabay, RT Lim, Zamboanga Sibugay at about 6:00 PM on August 30, 2016. This resulted in the arrest of Ryan Gomez y Jumawan, 32, resident of said place, listed in the drug watch list of RT Lim MPS. During the drug sting operation, two sachets of suspected methamphetamine hydrochloride locally known as shabu, marked moneyand different drug paraphernalia were seized from him. Gomez is now under the custody of said police station pending the filing of appropriate charges in court.
Elements of Tampilisan MPS and PDEA conducted a buy-bust operation in Barangay Farmington, Tampilisan at about 4:30 PM on August 30, 2016. Arrested suspect was identified as Noel Papa y Aguilar Alias “Nonoy”, 40, resident of said place. Recovered from him were three sachets of suspected shabu, drug paraphernalia, and marked money. Suspect is now detained at Tampilisan MPS for filing of appropriate charges in court.
-with report from PO3 Radzben S. Jul, RPIO9