Another High-Value Drug personality was arrested in Baguio City in a buy-bust operation conducted by Baguio City Police Office (BCPO) in the evening of February 16, 2021.

According to the City Director, PCOL ALLEN RAE F CO, the suspect who was identified as JHON RAYMUND CARIÑO PINTO was busted by the City Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) in a buy-bust operation, after the suspect sold a bulk sachet of suspected shabu with estimated weight of 5 grams worth Php 18,500.00 to the operative who acted as poseur-buyer.

In the course of his arrest, another two sachets of suspected shabu with estimated weight of 1 gram and Dangerous Drug Board value of Php 6,800.00 were recovered from the suspect.

PCOL CO recalled that the suspect is the same person who concealed shabu in adobo and brought it inside Baguio City Jail using the fictitious name of MICHAEL ALDAWOOD on February 12, 2021.

Markings and inventory of confiscated evidence were conducted on-site in the presence of the suspect and witnessed by Prosecutor Oliver Isabelo Prudencio; Punong Brgy. James Doligas; and Ms. Brigitte Marcasi of BOMBO Radio Station.