Two drug suspects were separately arrested for violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drug Act of 2002 on the night of August 6, 2018.
Baguio City Police Office, Station 7 operatives arrested Romeo Oliquino Gallego, 23, welder, native of Barangay Nueva Cassires Oslov Cebu and presently residing at Barangay San Vicente, Tarlac City inside Center Mall, Upper Magsaysay Road, Baguio City after he was caught in possession of suspected “Dried Marijuana Stalk”.
Confiscated from his possession were: two (2) pieces rolled suspected dried marijuana leaves with stalk wrapped in a transparent plastic with undermined weight; Equizone Enterprises Identification card, and green UCPB savings pouch which were all found inside his high Sierra back pack.
On the other hand, joint operatives of the Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) of Tublay Municipal Police Station (MPS), Provincial Drug Enforcement Unit (PDEU) of Benguet PPO, Regional Intelligence Division (RID), and Regional Intelligence Unit (RIU 14) arrested Leon Galaw-ey Batore, 33, driver, and resident of Acop, Caponga, Tublay, Benguet at Lower Acop, Tublay, Benguet in the night of August 6, 2018 in a buy-bust operation.
Batore was on-board his private Rusi motorcycle when transaction took place that led to his arrest and confiscation of 13 pieces of transparent plastic sachet containing suspected shabu, buy bust money amounting to Php1,000, and one unit white Nokia cell phone.
All seized pieces of evidence were brought to the PNP Regional Crime Laboratory Office, Camp Bado Dangwa , La Trinidad, Benguet for examination. Arrested suspects are now under the custody of concerned operating units while appropriate charges were filed against them in court. (PROCOR RPIO)