Camp Major Bado Dangwa, La Trinidad, Benguet- Baguio CPO operatives arrested a porter who is listed as a Street Level Individual (SLI) in a buy bust operation conducted in Kayang Hilltop Barangay, Baguio City in the afternoon of September 13, 2021.

Reports submitted to PBGEN RONALD OLIVER LEE, Regional Director, disclosed the identity of the suspect as Leandrin Obarra Bedia (SLI), 27, and a resident of Asin Road,  Baguio City .

Bedia was arrested by anti-illegal drug operatives of Naguilian Road Police Station (PS1) and Abanao Police Station (PS7) of Baguio CPO, after he sold one (1) heat sealed transparent plastic sachet containing suspected shabu weighing 0.3 grams with  PHP 2,040.00 Standard Drug Price (SDP) to an operative who acted as a poseur-buyer.

During the course of his arrest, operatives also seized the buy-bust money and cellular phone used in the transaction.

Markings and inventory of the confiscated pieces of evidence was conducted onsite, in the presence of the suspect and witnessed by Punong Barangay Rene Biagtan of Brgy, Kayang Hilltop; Prosecutor Don Immanuel VC Vergara; and a Media representative, Janice Denise of BOMBO Radyo Baguio.

The pieces of drug evidence was brought to  BCPO Crime Laboratory for Qualitative and Quantitative Examinations, while the suspect was brought to Naguilian Road Police Station, for documentation and filing of case for violation of RA 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002. (PROCOR-PIO)