CAMP MAJOR BADO DANGWA, La Trinidad, Benguet- A store owner selling motorcycle parts and listed as High Value Individual (HVI) was arrested thru a joint buy-bust operation conducted by anti-illegal drugs operatives of Benguet PPO, RID COR and PDEA-CAR at Sitio Sablang, Sagpat, Kibungan, Benguet on June 7, 2021.
Citing reports from Kibungan MPS, PROCOR Regional Director, PBGEN RONALD OLIVER LEE, identified the suspect as Lito Danan Hipolito, 55, and a native of Guagua, Pampanga.
Undercover operatives who acted as buyer arrested Hipolito after he sold three plastic sachets of suspected shabu weighing about 0.42 grams with Standard Drug Price (SDP) of Php 2,856.00.
In the course of arrest, operatives seized another plastic sachet of suspected shabu weighing 0.54 grams w/ an SDP of Php 3,672.00, the boodle money and cellphone used in the transaction.
Confiscated items were marked and inventoried on-site witnessed by Brgy. Kagawad Josie Calis, Prosecutor Andres Gondayao and Mr. Dave Molitas, Media Representative.
Suspect and seized evidence were brought at Kibungan MPS for documentation and proper disposition while a case for violation of RA 9165 or Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002, is being prepared against him for filing. (PROCOR-PIO)