PROCOR, CAMP BADO DANGWA: Police Regional Office Cordillera arrested yesterday a drug trader and three log transporter in a separate police operation. 

In a buy-bust operation, personnel of Intelligence, Regional, Provincial and Municipal Anti- Illegal Drug Special Operations Task Group and members of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) arrested a vegetable porter in his boarding house at Km. 5, Pico, La Trinidad, Benguet in the morning of March 9, 2017. 

Suspect identified as Mark John Curameng Riquizo aka John John , 22, sold suspected shabu to one of the members of the operatives who acted as a poseur/buyer that led to his arrest. As a result, suspected shabu and buy bust money worth Php500.00 were confiscated from his possession. 

In another operation, through tipped information, three log transporters were instantly arrested after they were flagged down at Hilltop, Bulo, Tabuk City, Kalinga in the night of March 9, 2017.  

Arrested truck drivers identified as Christian Bula-ay Benito, 38; Fredy Bulaquit Dinanas, 36; and Amado Acgao Carlos, 28, all farmers and residents of Cudal, Tabuk City, Kalinga were driving an Isuzu Elf, Mitsubishi Elf Canter and a Ford Fiera loaded with undetermined number of sawn lumber covered with black canvas going to Brgy Bulo, Tabuk City when they were flagged down.  

Suspects failed to present necessary documents for the transport of said lumber that led to their arrest.  

All arrested individuals together with the confiscated items are now under the custody of the concerned operating units while appropriate charges are being filed against them in court. (PROCOR RPIO)