Two (2) drug personalities, one High Value Individual (HVI) and one Street Level Individual (SLI), were arrested in a buy bust operation conducted along Purok Magsaysay, Loakan, Baguio City on September 9, 2021.
Reports submitted to PBGEN RONALD OLIVER LEE, Regional Director, disclosed the identity of the suspects as Jeffrey Mabalot aka RJ (SLI), 30 and Rolly Fontanilla (HVI), 29, both residents of Purok Magsaysay, Loakan Proper, Baguio City.
Mabalot and Fontanilla were arrested by joint operatives of BCPO, RIU-14 and PDEG after they sold to an operative acting as poseur buyer one (1) sachet of suspected shabu weighing more or less one (1) gram with a market value of Php 6,500.00.
During the course of their arrest, seized from them were the buy-bust money, motorcycle and cellular phone used in the transaction.
Markings and inventory of the pieces of evidence was conducted onsite in the presence of the suspects and witnessed by Prosecutor Oliver Isabelo Prudencio, Punong Barangay Edouard Emmanuel Cayetano of Loakan Proper, Baguio City and Mr. Dionisio Dennis of DZWT.
The pieces of drug evidence and arrested suspects were brought to the custody of CDEU-Baguio for proper documentation while a case for violation of RA 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 is being prepared against them. (PROCOR-PIO)