A drug dealer was arrested by the Drug Enforcement Team of Vitali Police Station during a drug buy-bust operation in Sitio Dabuy, Barangay Sibulao, Zamboanga City at about 4:15 PM on July 17, 2017.
The suspect was identified as Rito Galvez Esperat, 46, resident of abovementioned place. Confiscated from him were two small sachets of suspected shabu with an estimated street value of ₱400.00 and marked money. The arrested person is now in the custody of said police station.
The Drug Enforcement Team of Divisoria Police Station conducted a drug buy-bust operation along MCLL Highway in Barangay Divisoria, Zamboanga City at about 4:00 PM on July 17, 2017. This resulted in the arrest of alias “Wes”, 16, resident of said place, while his companion alias “Cam”, 17, of Barangay Putik eluded arrest. Confiscated from the suspect were two packs of dried marijuana leaves worth Php 200.00 and marked money. The arrested suspect was brought to Zamboanga City Police Station 5 for proper disposition. He was later referred to Social Development Center (SDC) in Barangay Sta. Barbara, Zamboanga City for filing of appropriate charges in court.
-with report from PO3 Radzben S. Jul, RPIO9