Two alleged drug suspects were arrested by Tetuan Police Stationduring a buy-bust operation at the picnic ground in Brgy. Tugbungan, Zamboanga City at around 3:00 AM on May 3, 2017. The arrested suspects were identified as Mark Alvarez y Perez, 27, and Trixelyn May Almeria y Mohammad, 22, residents of said place.
Seized from them were two small sachets of suspected shabu, drug paraphernalia, and marked money. The confiscated drugs have an estimated street value of Php 400.00. Said suspects are presently detained at said station for subsequent inquest proceedings.
Elements of Zamboanga City Police Station 11 conducted a drug buy-bust operation in Aquino Drive, Baliwasan Grande, Zamboanga City at about 8:45 PM on May 3, 2017. This resulted in the arrest of Verna Miang y Uri, 50, resident of said place. Seized from her were two sachets of shabu, drug paraphernalia, and marked money. The confiscated drugs have an estimated weight of 0.42 grams and a street value of Php 3,500.00. Uri is presently detained at said police station while appropriate charges are filed in court.
Two individuals were arrested by patrolling policemen at the bypass road in Brgy. Lunzuran, Zamboanga City at about 10:30 PM on May 3, 2017, after a caliber .38 pistol and suspected illegal drugs were found in their possession. The arrested suspects were identified as Ariel Dela Cruz Miguel, 36, and Aurian Chris Bordado Miguel, 24, residents of Brgy. Pasobolong, Zamboanga City. Seized from them were a cal .38 revolver loaded with five rounds of ammunition and one spent shell, a sachet with shabu residues drug paraphernalia, and an Isuzu truck bearing plate number YFF-772. Initial investigation revealed that prior to the incident, operatives of Divisoria Police Station were patrolling in the area between Barangay Lumbangan and Lunzuran, when they saw two motorcycles and an Isuzu mini-dump truck. When the suspects noticed the incoming police vehicle, they immediately boarded their vehicles and sped away. The truck was later cornered by the policemen and subjected to a search that led to the confiscation of the above-mentioned items and the arrest of the suspects who are presently detained at ZCPS5.
The Drug Enforcement Team of Zamboanga City Police Station 5 conducted an anti-illegal drug buy-bust operation at the vicinity of Haona bakery in Tetuan Highway, Barangay Tetuan, Zamboanga City at about 5:30 PM on May 2, 2017. This resulted in the arrest of Leandro Macatangay y Aliñabon a.k.a. “Macmac” / “Macky”, 32, resident of San Jose Road, Barangay Sto. Niño, Zamboanga City. Confiscated from the suspect were four small and one medium-size sachet of suspected shabu, and marked money. The estimated street value of the confiscated shabu is Php 2,300.00. The suspect is presently detained at said station pending the filing of appropriate charges in court.
A 34-year old man was arrested after he was caught ingesting drugs inside the comfort room of a Videoke joint in Barangay Surabay, RT Lim, Zamboanga Sibugay at about 10:30 AM on May 3, 2017. The arrested person was identified as Alnazer Gayomali Kauyag, 34, resident of said place. Accordingly, the suspect came to the videoke joint to drink beer and then asked permission to use the restroom. The suspect was allegedly seen acting suspiciously by the owner. The owner peeked at him and she saw the suspect ingesting a suspcious substance. When the owner asked what he was doing, he replied that he was just taking his medicine. Operatives of Malangas MPS later arrived at the establishment arrested the suspect while taking the shabu. Seized from him were two small sachets of suspected shabu, and various drug paraphernalia. Said suspect is now under the custody of RT Lim MPS for proper disposition.
-with report from PO3 Radzben S. Jul, RPIO9